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

Couette Early Origins



The surname Couette 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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Couette Spelling Variations


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Couette Spelling Variations



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

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Couette Early History


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Couette Early History



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

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Couette Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Couette 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 Couette 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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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. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. 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. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
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The Couette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Couette 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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