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Multiple Origins for the Surname Cloutier


French


The ancient history of the name Cloutier dates back to the days of the Medieval period of southern. It was a Norman name given to a person who sold nails, having derived from the Latin word "clavus," which means nail.

Cloutier Early Origins



The surname Cloutier was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of Pas de Calais at De Cléty a village in the arrondisement of St.Omer. The family were a respected member of Norman aristocracy for many centuries from their first reference about the 12th century.

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Cloutier Spelling Variations


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Cloutier 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 Cloutier is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Cloutiere, Cloutier, le Cloutier, Clouterie, Cloutour, Cloutrier, Clouteau, Clouter, Clouté, Clutier, Clutiere and many more.

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Cloutier Early History


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Cloutier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cloutier research. Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1789, 1590 and 1677 are included under the topic Early Cloutier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cloutier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cloutier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cloutier 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



In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Cloutier has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Cloutier were

Cloutier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Cloutier was married in America in 1720
  • Louis Cloutier, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Cloutier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. B. Cloutier, who sailed to New Orleans in 1823
  • J. B. Cloutier, who arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1823 and was listed on the New Orleans ship lists

Cloutier Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Loredon Cloutier, aged 26, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1908
  • Wilfried Cloutier, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1908

Cloutier Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Zacharie Cloutier II settled in Quebec in about 1630 and may have been the first immigrant of the name from Normandy, his son Rene married Barbe Aymard in 1672

Cloutier Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Joseph E. Cloutier, aged 33, who settled in Quebec, Canada, in 1909
  • Joseph Grenie Cloutier, aged 30, who emigrated to Victoriaville, Canada, in 1911
  • Joseph Cloutier, aged 35, who emigrated to Chicontini, Canada, in 1911
  • Isidore O.P. Cloutier, aged 46, who settled in Quebec, Canada, in 1913
  • Pierre Zephirin Cloutier, aged 31, who settled in St Benoit, Canada, in 1914
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cloutier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cloutier (post 1700)



  • Thomas James "T.J." Cloutier (b. 1939), American professional poker player from Richardson, Texas, inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2006
  • Julie Cloutier (b. 1986), Canadian bronze medalist fencer at the 2007 Pan American Games
  • Chantal Cloutier, American former fashion model, founder of The Cloutier Agency based in Santa Monica, California in 1977
  • Catherine A. Cloutier, American Republican politician, Member of Delaware State House of Representatives 11th District; Elected 1998 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jacques Cloutier (b. 1960), retired Canadian NHL ice hockey goaltender
  • Guy Cloutier (b. 1940), Canadian music producer and talent manager from Chicoutimi, Quebec
  • Réal Cloutier (b. 1956), Canadian NHL ice hockey player
  • Gilles George Cloutier (b. 1928), Canadian scientist and former director of the Alberta Research Council
  • Dan Cloutier (b. 1976), Canadian NHL ice hockey player

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Citations


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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. 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.
  4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. 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. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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The Cloutier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cloutier 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.

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