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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
  • 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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Brochu Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. 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).
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    11. ...

    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 14 November 2016 at 14:50.

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