Bouquet History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Bouquet is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the baptismal name Buchard, a variant of Burchard.

Early Origins of the Bouquet family

The surname Bouquet was first found in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Important Dates for the Bouquet family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bouquet research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1207, 1273, 1500, 1547, 1669, 1748 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Bouquet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bouquet Spelling Variations

Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bouquet have been found, including Bockett, Bocket, Bocard, Bocardi, Bochard, Bockard, Bokett, Bucard, Buchard, Bucket and many more.

Early Notables of the Bouquet family (pre 1700)

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Bouquet migration to the United States

Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Bouquet, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Bouquet Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Henry Bouquet, who landed in Maryland in 1666-1750 [1]
Bouquet Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jeanne Bouquet, who landed in New York in 1705 [1]
  • Jacob Bouquet, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]
  • Peter Bouquet, who arrived in South Carolina in 1744 [1]
  • Philip Bouquet, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1747 [1]
  • Henri Louis Bouquet, who arrived in America in 1756 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Bouquet (post 1700)

  • Henry Bouquet (1719-1765), British army officer, born at Rolle, in the canton of Berne, Switzerland [2]
  • Carole Bouquet (b. 1957), French actress best known for her role as the Bond girl Melina Havelock in the 1981 movie For Your Eyes Only
  • Anne Bouquet (b. 1952), French diplomat, High Commissioner of the Republic in French Polynesia
  • Martin Bouquet (1685-1754), French historian

Historic Events for the Bouquet family

HMS Dorsetshire
  • Peter Vivian Bouquet (d. 1945), British Lieutenant Engineer aboard the HMS Dorsetshire when she was struck by air bombers and sunk; he died in the sinking [3]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Wikisource contributors. "Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900." Wikisource . Wikisource , 4 Jun. 2018. Web. 5 Feb. 2019
  3. ^ Force Z Survivors HMS Dorsetshire Crew List, (Retrieved 2018, February 13th), https://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listdorsetshirecrew.html
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