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Brassard Early Origins



The surname Brassard was first found in Languedoc, where the family has been anciently seated from very early times.

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Brassard Spelling Variations


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Brassard Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brousset, Brouset, Brusset, Bruset, Brousse, Broussard, Brouse, Brousses, Brousser, Brouser, Brusser, Bruser, Brussé, Brusé, Broussé, Brous, Broussey, Brousey, Brussey, Brusey, Broussay, Brussay, Brousay, Brusay, Broussai, Brousai, Brussai, Brusai, Broussaie, Brussaie, Brousaie, Brusaie, de Brousset, de Brouset, de Brusset, de Bruset, de Brousse, Broussette, Brousette, Brosset, Brossette, Brussette and many more.

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Brassard Early History


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Brassard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brassard research. Another 465 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1702, 1765, 1789, 1792, and 1800 are included under the topic Early Brassard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brassard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brassard Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was Sébastien de Brossard (1655-1730), a French music theorist, composer and collector; Jean-Baptiste Broussier, Officer General, Count, Brigadier General and Knight of the Legion of...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brassard Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brassard Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Estienne Brassard, who landed in Louisiana in 1719

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brassard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brassard (post 1700)



  • Jean-Luc Brassard (b. 1972), French-Canadian freestyle skier, Gold medal winner at the 1994 Winter Olympics
  • Marie Brassard, Canadian actress, playwright and screen writer
  • Gilles Brassard, Canadian scientist, Fellow at the Quantum Information Processing Program, Université de Montréal
  • François Joseph Brassard (1908-1976), Canadian composer, ethnomusicologist, organist, critic, teacher, pianist

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Brassard Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Brassard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brassard Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 17 July 2014 at 11:50.

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