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The surname Du bose is a ancient French name from Britanny. It was a name given to a person who was a boissel, a person who measured corn in the market or someone who made bushel baskets for corn. It is important to realize that wheat was called corn in the medieval period; a boissel would have been working with grain, not maize.

Du bose Early Origins



The surname Du bose was first found in Auvergne and Bas- Limousin where they are recorded as an ancient family with lands and estates.

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Du bose Spelling Variations


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Du bose Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dubois, du Bois, Duboie, Duboi, Duboy, Duboys, Duboit, Dubbois, Dubboie, Dubboi, Dubboy, Dubboys, Dubboit and many more.

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Du bose Early History


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Du bose Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Du bose research. Another 453 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1346, 1447, 1529, 1584, 1604, 1694, 1638, 1694, 1656 and 1723 are included under the topic Early Du bose History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Du bose Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Du bose Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family was François Dubois (1529-1584), a French Huguenot painter; Jean Dubois the Elder (1604-1694), the French landscape painter and painter to the king; Jean-Baptiste Boisot (1638-1694), (Abbé...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Du bose 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:

Du bose Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Haskel DuBose, aged 37, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Alphonsine Dubose, aged 50, who settled in America from Paris, France, in 1909
  • Georges Dubose, aged 37, who landed in America from LeHavre, France, in 1910
  • Olivier Louis Anche Dubose, aged 57, who emigrated to the United States from Rouen, France, in 1915
  • Parvl Edward Dubose, aged 34, who settled in America from Havre, France, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Du bose (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Du bose (post 1700)



  • Horace Mellard DuBose (1858-1941), American bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Kristi DuBose (b. 1964), American jurist who has served as a federal judge
  • Adolphus Demetrius DuBose (1971-1999), former American football linebacker
  • Winston DuBose, retired American soccer goalkeeper
  • Jimmy DeWayne DuBose (b. 1954), former American college and professional football player
  • Mike DuBose (b. 1953), American former University of Alabama football player
  • Eric Ladell DuBose (b. 1976), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • William Porcher DuBose (1836-1918), American priest and theologian in the Episcopal Church
  • F. E. DuBose, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1944 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Dudley McIver DuBose (1834-1883), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1871-73 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Du bose


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Suggested Readings for the name Du bose



  • DuBose Genealogy-Supplement: Descendants of Isaac DuBose and Wife Suzanne Coillandeau by Dorothy Kelly MacDowell.

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Du bose Family Crest Products


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Citations


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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  3. 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.
  4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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