Early Origins of the Brochier family
The surname Brochier was first found in Anjou
, a former county, duchy and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France.
Early History of the Brochier family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brochier research.Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1059, 1185, 1200, 1371, 1482, 1550, 1565, 1684, 1750, 1808, 1811, 1829, 1854, and 1856 are included under the topic Early Brochier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Brochier Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Broc, Broche, Brocq, Broque, Brocque, Brocher, Brochier, Broquier, Brocquier, Brochec, Brochiré, Brocheau, Brochiou, Broquereau, Brocherie, Broquerie, Brochet, Broquet, Brocquet, Brochon, Brochard, Brochot, Brochu and many more.
Early Notables of the Brochier family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the name was Lazare Brochot, born in Autun in 1550, who was one of the most famous theologians of his time. Theodore Brocq was a Benedictine monk born in Chalons in 1684 and wrote a manuscript of 1200 pages which is housed today in the library of Metz. The... Another 72 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brochier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Brochier family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 200 immigrants of the lineage who arrived in Canada from France. Among them are Marie Brochou, who married in 1692 in St. Jean, Isle of Orleans, Quebec.