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Cartier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The name Cartier was originally an occupational
name born by someone who worked as a transporter of goods. It is derived from the Anglo-Norman French word "caretier."
Early Origins of the Cartier family
The surname Cartier was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where this family has held a family seat
since the ancient times.
Early History of the Cartier family
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Cartier Spelling Variations
The many different spellings of French surnames can be partially explained by the use of local
dialects and by the influence of other languages during the early development of the French language. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Cartier is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations
of the name include Cartier, Cartié, Cartiée, Cartiais, Cartiaie, Cartiey, Cartiay, Cartiet, Carthier, Cartiers, Cartyer, Cartyers, Kartier, Kartié, Kartiée, Kartiais, Kartiaie, Kartiey, Kartiay, Kartiet, Karthier, Kartiers, Kartyer, Kartyers, Carttier, Carttié, Carttiée, Carttiais, Carttiaie, Carttiey, Carttiay, Carttiet, Cartthier, Carttiers, Carttyer, Carttyers, Charretier, Carretier, Charreter and many more.
Early Notables of the Cartier family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cartier family to the New World and Oceana
French settlers came early to North American, following in the wake of the explorers, and creating New France. Quebec City, founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain is said to have been the first American site founded as a permanent settlement, rather than as just a commercial outpost. But emigration was slow, in 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 French people in Quebec, and by 1663, when the region was officially made The Royal Colony of New France, by Louis XIV, there still only around 500 settlers. Over 2,000 would arrive during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. Youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted immigrants, both noble and commoner from France. By 1675, there were around 7000 French in the colony, and by that 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. Despite the loss of the Colony to England
, the French people flourished in Lower Canada. Among settlers to North America of the Cartier surname were
Cartier Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Robert Cartier, who arrived in Plymouth on the Mayflower, in 1620
- Robert Cartier, who settled in Plymouth in 1620
- Pierre Cartier married Catherine Gauthier in 1675
- Pierre Cartier, who married Catherine Gauthier in 1675
- John Cartier, who was on record in New York in 1695
Cartier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Paul Cartier married Agnès Fortin in 1705
- Antoine Cartier, who arrived in Louisiana in 1720
Cartier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- René Cartier married Agnès Fortin
Cartier Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Helene Cartier, who emigrated from La Rochelle to Quebec in 1657
- Paul Cartier, who was a member of the Carignan-Salieres Regiment in Canada in 1665
Cartier Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Paul Cartier, who married Agnès Fortin in 1705 in Quebec
Contemporary Notables of the name Cartier (post 1700)
- Warren A. Cartier, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1908
- Rudolph G. Cartier, American politician, Candidate in Democratic primary for New Hampshire State Senate 20th District, 1938; Independent Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Rochester 3rd Ward, 1938
- Charles Ernest Cartier (1875-1959), American Republican politician, Mayor of Ludington, Michigan; Elected 1908, 1909; Member of Michigan State Senate 26th District, 1911-12
- Arthur Jean Baptiste Cartier (b. 1886), American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 15th District, 1916, 1918, 1920, 1922, 1924; Candidate for Massachusetts State Auditor, 1919; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924
- Alice G. Cartier, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Rochester 3rd Ward, 1938
- Jean-Baptiste Jacques Cartier, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Jean-Baptiste Cartier. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
- Major-General Georges-Eugne-Alphonse Cartier (1877-1960), French General Officer Commanding Group Cartier (1940) CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Georges-Eugne-Alphonse Cartier. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Cartier/Georges-Eug%C3%A8ne-Alphonse/France.html
- Louis-François Cartier (1819-1904), French jeweler, founder of the Cartier jewelery company
- Pierre Camille Cartier (1878-1964), French jeweler, brother of Jaques Cartier and Louis Cartier
- Pierre Cartier (b. 1932), French mathematician
- ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
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- ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Jean-Baptiste Cartier. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
- ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Georges-Eugne-Alphonse Cartier. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Cartier/Georges-Eug%C3%A8ne-Alphonse/France.html
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