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Couturier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Couturier family


The surname Couturier was first found in Limousin, where the family first originated as one of the distinguished families of the region.

Early History of the Couturier family


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Couturier Spelling Variations


One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Couturier include Couture, Cousture, Coudure, Couturas, Couturat, Coutureau, Couturaud, Couturot, Couturier, Couturié, Couturière, Lecouturier, Lecouturié, Coudurier, Coudurié, Coudurière, Lecoudurier, Lecoudurié, Cousturier, Cousturié, Cousturière, Lecousturier, Lecousturié and many more.

Early Notables of the Couturier family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Couturier family to the New World and Oceana


Immigration to New France was slow; therefore, early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Couturier has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Couturier were

Couturier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jeanne Couturier, who settled in New York State in 1700-01
  • Mr. Couturier, who landed in Louisiana in 1718-1724 [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)
  • Mrs. Couturier, who landed in Louisiana in 1718-1724 [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)

Couturier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Couturier, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1840
  • Jacob and Louis Couturier, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1860

Couturier Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Francois Couturier, who landed in Quebec in 1673

Contemporary Notables of the name Couturier (post 1700)


  • Ernst Albert Couturier (1869-1950), American cornet player, feature soloist/headline act on cornet, composer, inventor and brass band instrument manufacturer
  • Sean Couturier (b. 1992), American-born, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Robert Couturier (b. 1955), French architect and decorator
  • Paul Vaillant Couturier (1892-1937), French author, journalist and politician
  • Damien Couturier (b. 1981), French rugby league player
  • Marie-Claude Vaillant Couturier (1912-1996), member of the French
  • Malik Couturier (b. 1982), French football defender
  • Paul Irénée Couturier (1881-1953), French priest and a promoter of the concept of Christian unity
  • Marie-Alain Couturier (1897-1954), French Dominican friar and famed designer of stained glass windows
  • Robert Couturier (1905-2008), French sculptor
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  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)

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