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

Couet Early Origins



The surname Couet 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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Couet Spelling Variations


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Couet Spelling Variations



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

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Couet Early History


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Couet Early History



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

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Couet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Couet 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 Couet 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:

Couet Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Charles-L. Couet (1692-1754), son of Adrien Couet of St-Foy, a fort at St-Pierre, Isle of Martinique, who married Charlotte Laroche in Quebec City on March 10, 1725
  • Charles Couet who married Louise Vivier in Quebec on July 5, 1751
  • Louis Couet who married Madame Dugré in Quebec on November 23, 1756
  • Vincent Couet who married Maraget Crépeau in Quebec
  • Adrien Couet of Charolais, France, who married Marie Louise Aubert in Levis, Quebec on August 25, 1760

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Contemporary Notables of the name Couet (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Couet (post 1700)



  • Julien Couet, American visual effects specialist, known for her work on From Dusk Till Dawn (2014-10 episodes), The Smurfs 2 (2013) and Pacific Rim (2013)
  • Greg Couet, American actor, known for Caped Crusader: The Dark Hours (2014), The Workman's Cache (2015) and Remembering Amy (2015)
  • Geoffrey Couet, French actor, known for La voyante (2014)

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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. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The Couet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Couet 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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