Show ContentsBucy History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The French name Bucy has a history dating as far back as the Middle Ages. This history is intrinsically entwined with that region known as Normandy, for it was derived from when the Bucy family lived in Normandy, at Bussy-Le-Grand.

Early Origins of the Bucy family

The surname Bucy was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Bucy family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bucy research. Another 255 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1166, 1180, 1174, 1228, 1370, 1670, 1549, 1579, 1618, 1693, 1794 and 1882 are included under the topic Early Bucy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bucy Spelling Variations

One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Bucy include Bussy, Bussie, Bussies, le Bussy, de Bussy, Bussi, Boussy, Boussie, Boussies, Boussi, de Boussi, Bousset, Boussey, de Boussey, Boucey, de Boucey, Bousser, Bussey, Busser, Bucy, Bushee and many more.

Early Notables of the Bucy family (pre 1700)

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Bucy Ranking

In the United States, the name Bucy is the 15,255th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Bucy migration to the United States +

Immigration to New France was slow; therefore, early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Bucy has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Bucy were

Bucy Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Harold Finch Bucy, aged 19, who landed in America from Besiningham, in 1904

Contemporary Notables of the name Bucy (post 1700) +

  • Clifford H. Bucy, American politician, Mayor of Moundsville, West Virginia, 1969-71 [2]
  • Paul Bucy (1904-1992), American neuropathologist, co-eponym of Klüver-Bucy syndrome

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from on Facebook