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

Couez Early Origins



The surname Couez 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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Couez Spelling Variations


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Couez Spelling Variations



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

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Couez Early History


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Couez Early History



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

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Couez Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Couez 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 Couez 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. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. 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.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. 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).
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The Couez Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Couez 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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