Choquet History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The original bearer of the name Choquet, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful French region of Artois. In Artois, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Choquet family originally lived in Choques, a village in Pas-de-Calais, in the district of Béthune.

Early Origins of the Choquet family

The surname Choquet was first found in Artois, a former province of northern France where the family was established in Choques, a village in Pas-de-Calais, in the district of Béthune.

Early History of the Choquet family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Choquet research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1580, 1623, 1646, 1712, 1743, 1747, 1790, 1806, 1813, 1844, and 1873 are included under the topic Early Choquet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Choquet Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Choque, Choques, Choquet, Choquette, Chocquart and many more.

Early Notables of the Choquet family (pre 1700)

Notable in the family at this time was Antoine Choquet de Lindu (1712-1790), a marine engineer in 1747 and chief engineer in 1747; Pierre-Adrien Choquet (1743-1813), a painter; and Félix-Napoléon Choquet (1844-1925), a general. Gustave Chouquet was born at Havre April 16, 1819, has written the verses of a great many choruses and songs. He contributed for a number of...
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Choquet Ranking

In France, the name Choquet is the 1,210th most popular surname with an estimated 4,612 people with that name. [1]


United States Choquet migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Choquet Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Nicolas Choquet, who married Marguerite Hébert in Varennes in 1705
  • Jacques Choquet, who married Élisabeth Petit in 1721 in Varennes
  • Jean Choquet, who married Marie le Brodeur in 1751 in Varennes

Canada Choquet migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Choquet Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Nicolas Choquet, who married Anne Julien in Montreal in 1668
  • Nicolas Choquet, son of Nicolas and Claudine, who married Anne Julien, daughter of Pierre and Marie, in Montreal, Quebec on 12th November 1668 [2]
  • Antoine Choquet, son of Antoine and Claude, who married Anne Trotain, daughter of François and Jeanne, in Batiscan, Quebec on 29th January 1691 [2]
  • Julien Choquet, who married Marie-Madeleine Larizon in Pte-aux-Trembles in 1694
  • Julien Choquet, son of Nicolas and Anne, who married Marie-Madeleine Lauzon, daughter of Gilles and Marie, in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec on 1st February 1694 [2]
Choquet Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Nicolas Choquet, son of Nicolas and Anne, who married Marguerite Hébert, daughter of Ignace and Jeanne, in Varennes, Quebec on 23rd November 1705 [2]
  • Nicolas Choquet, who arrived in Canada in 1707
  • Julien Choquet, son of Nicolas and Anne, who married Françoise Daudelin, daughter of René and Marguerite, in Varennes, Quebec on 23rd July 1714 [2]
  • Jacques Choquet, son of Julien and Madeleine, who married Élisabeth Petit, daughter of Paul and Louise, in Varennes, Quebec on 25th February 1721 [2]
  • Joseph Choquet, son of Nicolas and Marguerite, who married Marie Huissier, daughter of Jacques and Marie, in Varennes, Quebec on 18th June 1736 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Choquet (post 1700) +

  • Gustave Choquet, academic and a member of an institution, Antony
  • Benoît Choquet, civil administrator, Strasbourg
  • René-Maxime Choquet, artist at the beginning of the 20th century
  • Georges-Eugène-Émile Choquet, priest in 1903, curate at St-Jean-Baptiste of Sienelle, then at Saint-Louis-en-l'Ile en 1904, Bishop of Langres in 1935


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  2. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.


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