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The French Coue surname is thought to derive from the word "queue," meaning "tail." However, the reason for this becoming a surname is unknown.

Coue Early Origins



The surname Coue was first found in Couhé, a commune in the Vienne department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France. The manor became a marquis in 1652. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Dionne, N. E., Les Canadiens-Francais Origine Des Familles. Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 1969. Print

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Coue Spelling Variations


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Coue Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Couet, Coué, Couey, Couez and others.

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Coue Early History


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Coue Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coue research. Another 67 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1647, 1546, 1608, 1752 and 1590 are included under the topic Early Coue History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Coue Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Coue Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Philibert Couet du Vivier; and his son, Jaques Couet du Vivier (Couët) (1546-1608), a French Huguenot pastor. After the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre (1752) he fled to Scotland...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Coue 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 or some of its variants were: Adrien Couet of Charolais, France, who married Marie Louise Aubert in Levis on August 25, 1760; Charles Couet, who married Charlotte Laroche in Quebec City on March 10, 1725..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Coue (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Coue (post 1700)



  • Émile Coué (1857-1926), French pharmacist/hypnotist

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Coue Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Dionne, N. E., Les Canadiens-Francais Origine Des Familles. Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 1969. Print

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The Coue Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Coue 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 3 September 2015 at 14:53.

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