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The original bearer of the name Choquette, 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 Choquette family originally lived in Choques, a village in Pas-de-Calais, in the district of Béthune.

Choquette Early Origins



The surname Choquette 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.

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Choquette Spelling Variations


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Choquette Spelling Variations



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

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Choquette Early History


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Choquette Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Choquette research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1580, 1623, 1646, 1712, 1743, 1747, 1790, 1806, 1813, 1844, and 1873 are included under the topic Early Choquette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Choquette Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Choquette Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Choquette 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:

Choquette Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Wilfrid Choquette, aged 22, who settled in America from Rome, in 1904
  • Elias W. Choquette, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States, in 1914
  • Clarence Choquette, aged 39, who landed in America, in 1924

Choquette Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Leopold Choquette, aged 28, who emigrated to Montreal Canada, in 1915
  • Alma L. Choquette, aged 32, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1924
  • Charles Choquette, aged 33, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Choquette (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Choquette (post 1700)



  • Jeff Choquette (b. 1986), American professional stock car racing driver
  • John "Jack" Choquette (1928-2013), American stock car and modified stock car racing driver, winner of the 1954 NASCAR Modified Division championship, grandfather of Jeff Choquette
  • Robert Guy Choquette CC GOQ (1905-1991), American-born, Canadian novelist, poet and diplomat, Canadian Ambassador to Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina (1968-1970)
  • Remi D. Choquette Sr, American fruit grower in Miami, Florida who developed the eponymous Choquette avocado
  • Natalie Choquette, Tokyo-born, Canadian soprano
  • Ernest Choquette (1862-1941), French-Canadian physician, novelist, and politician, Member of the Legislative Council of Quebec for Rougemont (1910-1941)
  • Michel Choquette (b. 1938), French-Canadian humorist
  • Jérôme Choquette (b. 1928), French-Canadian lawyer and politician in Quebec
  • Hector Choquette (1884-1959), French-Canadian politician, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec (MLA)
  • Fernand Choquette CC (1895-1975), French-Canadian Quebec MNA and judge of the Quebec Court of Appeal from 1956 until 1970
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Choquette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Choquette 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 25 October 2016 at 08:04.

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