Early Origins of the Brochu family
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.
Early History of the Brochu family
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.
Brochu 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 Brochu 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 Brochu Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Brochu family to the New World and Oceana
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
Contemporary Notables of the name Brochu (post 1700)
- T. Edward Brochu, American Republican politician, Mayor of Middletown, New York, 1944 CITATION[CLOSE]
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- 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