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The name Chevrier was derived from the Old French word "chevre," which derives in turn from the Latin "capra," which means "goat." As a surname, Chevrier was generally though to have been an occupational name for a goatherd.

Chevrier Early Origins



The surname Chevrier was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the ancestors of the family dates back to the last years of the Holy Roman Empire.

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Chevrier Spelling Variations


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Chevrier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chevrier, Chevriers, Chevrierre, Chevriere, Chevrierres, Chevrieres, Chefrier, Chefriers, Chefrierre, Chefriere, Chefrierres, Chefrieres, Cheveron, Chevrion, Cheverone, Chevrione, Chevrionn, Chevrionne, Cheveronn, Cheveronne, Cheverier, Cheveriers, Chevrior, Chevriors, Chevriorre and many more.

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Chevrier Early History


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Chevrier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chevrier research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1170, 1238, 1386, and 1489 are included under the topic Early Chevrier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chevrier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chevrier Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chevrier 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:

Chevrier Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Francois Chevrier was married in 1728 in Lachine, Quebec
  • Joseph Chevrier who married Madelaine Cholet in 1761 at Pte-Claire

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chevrier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chevrier (post 1700)



  • Jean-François Chevrier, French art historian, art critic and exhibition curator
  • Romain Chevrier (b. 1983), French professional football player
  • Jean Chevrier (1915-1975), French film actor who appeared in 50 films
  • François-Antoine de Chevrier (1721-1762), French satirist and writer
  • Noé E. "Noah" Chevrier (1846-1911), Canadian clothier, furrier and politician in Manitoba
  • Randy Chevrier (b. 1976), Canadian football defensive tackle for the Calgary Stampeders
  • Alain Guy Chevrier (b. 1961), retired Canadian NHL ice hockey goaltender
  • Don Chevrier (1937-2007), Canadian television and radio sports announcer
  • Honoré Chevrier (1904-1983), Canadian boxer at the 1928 Summer Olympics
  • Jean-Marc Chevrier, Canadian psychologist, publisher, and President and Executive Director at the Institute of Psychological Research in Montreal

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Chevrier Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. 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. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
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    The Chevrier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chevrier 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 28 May 2012 at 11:10.

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