Caouette History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Caouette family
The surname Caouette was first found in Touraine.
Important Dates for the Caouette family
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Caouette Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Choin, Chouin, Choine, Choisne, Choinet, Choiniere, Choinière, Choisnet, Choisnel, Choinard, Choisnard, Chouan, Chouanard, Chouard, Chouet, Chouette and many more.
Early Notables of the Caouette family (pre 1700)
Notable at this time was P. Chouard, who was a lawyer in Rouen in 1593. Of the Chouet family were two councillors at the Parliament of Bretagne in 1622; the Chouard families of Guinimonière, Riardais, Porte Chouard, Bourbouseul, and Garoulaye were given noble status of ancient extraction in 1669. Marie-Emile de Joly de Choin was the daughter of Pierre, state councillor of the duke of Savoy; the Chouard or Chouart line fixed in Hautout, Sahurs, Val de la Haye in the seventeenth century, is represented in Paris. Louis-Albert de Joly de Choin was bishop of Toulon in 1702. A...
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Migration of the Caouette family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 300 individuals of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. The Chouan family, originally from Paris, settled in Canada with Guillaume Chouan, born in 1732.
Contemporary Notables of the name Caouette (post 1700)
- Jonathan Caouette (b. 1973), American Gotham Award nominated film director, writer, editor and actor
- Armand Caouette (1945-2010), Canadian politician, Member of the Canadian Parliament for Villeneuve (1974-1979)
- Gilles Caouette (1940-2009), Canadian politician, Member of the Canadian Parliament for Charlevoix (1972-1974)
- David Réal Caouette (1917-1976), Canadian politician, Leader of the Ralliement Créditiste (1963-1971), Leader of the Social Credit Party of Canada (1971-1976)