Brousseau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Brousseau family

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

By the 14th century the family had prospered and branched to Varennes in Lyonnais, as well as to Provence. Throughout the centuries the family became well established in the region of Languedoc and as a noble family of France, the members were confirmed with letters of patent and heraldic cap. They contributed largely to the political as well as the cultural scene.

Early History of the Brousseau family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brousseau research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1702, 1765, 1789, 1792, and 1800 are included under the topic Early Brousseau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Brousseau 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.

Early Notables of the Brousseau family (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...
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United States Brousseau migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brousseau Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Kate Brousseau, aged 42, who landed in America from Paris, in 1904
  • Phideleme Brousseau, aged 30, who immigrated to America from Brussels, in 1906
  • Roy Brousseau, who landed in America, in 1914
  • Russell Brousseau, who immigrated to the United States, in 1914
  • Stella Brousseau, aged 32, who immigrated to New York, NY, in 1924
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Brousseau migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brousseau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Joseph Brousseau, son of Julien and Simon, who married Marie-Anne Gaudreau, daughter of Charles and Françoise, in Charlesbourg, Quebec on 3rd May 1694 [1]
  • Nicolas Brousseau, son of Julien and Simone, who married Madeleine Huppé, daughter of Antoine and Marie-Ursule, in Beauport, Quebec on 13th January 1698 [1]
Brousseau Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Pierre Brousseau, son of Julien and Simone, who married Marie-Thérèse Bernard, daughter of Jean and Marie, in Quebec on 7th January 1704 [1]
  • Jean-Baptiste Brousseau, son of Jean and Anne, who married Marie-Félicité Proulx, daughter of Jean and Catherine, in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec on 10th February 1718 [1]
  • Michel Brousseau, son of Jean and Anne, who married Marie-Charlotte Duclas, daughter of François and Jeanne, in Quebec on 8th January 1718 [1]
  • Pierre Brousseau, son of Pierre and Marie, who married Marie-Geneviève Parant, daughter of Jean and Françoise, in Beauport, Quebec on 27th April 1727 [1]
  • Jean-Baptiste Brousseau, son of Pierre and Marie-Thérèse, who married Ursule Laisné, daughter of Bernard and Anne, in Quebec on 7th January 1728 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Brousseau Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Fernaud Brousseau, aged 25, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1916

Contemporary Notables of the name Brousseau (post 1700) +

  • George A. Brousseau, American politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Manchester 8th Ward in 1938
  • Alfred Brousseau (1907-1988), American monk, photographer and mathematician
  • George A. Brousseau, American Democrat politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Manchester 8th Ward; Elected 1938 [2]
  • Jean-Baptiste Brousseau (1841-1925), Canadian lawyer, journalist and political figure
  • Jean-Docile Brousseau (1825-1908), Canadian politician and newspaper owner
  • Paul Brousseau (b. 1973), Canadian professional (NHL) hockey player from Quebec


  1. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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