The surname Duboi 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.
Early Origins of the Duboi family
The surname Duboi was first found in Auvergne and Bas- Limousin
where they are recorded as an ancient family with lands and estates.
Early History of the Duboi family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duboi 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 Duboi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Duboi Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Dubois, du Bois, Duboie, Duboi, Duboy, Duboys, Duboit, Dubbois, Dubboie, Dubboi, Dubboy, Dubboys, Dubboit and many more.
Early Notables of the Duboi family (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 Duboi Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Duboi family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Duboi Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Mr. Duboi, aged 42, who landed in America in 1843 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)