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Brochu Early Origins



The surname Brochu 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.

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Brochu Spelling Variations


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Brochu Spelling Variations



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.

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Brochu Early History


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Brochu Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brochu 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 Brochu History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brochu Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brochu Early Notables (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 Brochu 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:

Brochu Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Brochu, married in 1669 in Ste. Famille

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brochu (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brochu (post 1700)



  • T. Edward Brochu, American Republican politician, Mayor of Middletown, New York, 1944 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Christopher Brochu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Geoscience at the University of Iowa
  • Claude Brochu (b. 1944), Quebec businessman, president of the Montreal Expos baseball club (1986-)
  • Martin Brochu (b. 1973), Canadian professional (NHL) ice hockey goaltender
  • Robert A Brochu, Canadian executive, Vice-President of William M. Mercer companies Inc

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
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The Brochu Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brochu 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 6 March 2017 at 11:02.

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