Boisseau, which comes from the name Boissard, was originally a name given to a person that worked as a merchant and it was also used as a
for "un homme trapu", or in English, a "stocky man".
at the village of Beauce in the arrondisement of Blois. One source claims that the name Boisseau was seen with a noble family from Saintonge, a former French province on the central-west coast of France, that settled on the French owned Caribbean island of Martinique and maintained nobility in 1698.
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of this family name include: Boisseau, Boissel, Boissard, Boisselet, Boisselat, Boissenet, Boissonneau and many more.