The Dubosc surname comes form the French word "bois", which means "woods". It was originally a name for someone who lived or worked in a wooded area. CITATION[CLOSE]
Dionne, N.-E., Origine Des Familles Canadiennes-Français. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Print.
Early Origins of the Dubosc family
The surname Dubosc was first found in Bretagne (Brittany) where several notable families of this name have long been established. Among them were the du Bois de Locmaria, de Bruslé, de Kerhuel, du Mauduet, de Boismarqué, du Boisadam, du Boisarmé, du Boisberthelot, du Boisbilly, and du Bois de la Salle. Many noble families with the surname were also found in Poitou, Maine, Anjou
, Saintonge, Normandy
, and Touraine. CITATION[CLOSE]
Hozier, Charles D, and Antoine Bachelin-Delforenne. État présent De La Noblesse française (1883-1887): Contenant Le Distionnaire De La Noblesse Contemporaine Et Larmorial général De France, Dapres Les Manuscrits De Ch. D Hozier. Librairie Des Bibliophiles, 1884. Print.
Early History of the Dubosc family
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Dubosc Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bois, Dubois, Desbois, Bosc, Bosq, Desbosq, Dubosc, Duboscq, Delbos and many more.
Early Notables of the Dubosc family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst this name at this time was Nicolas DuBosc, a bishop of Bayeux in the fourteenth century; Jacques-Dubois, Principal of the Tournai College in Paris in the fifteenth century; Antoine Dubois was bishop of Béziers at this time.Ambroise Dubois, a painter in Anvers in 1543; Anne Dubois was a abbess... Another 137 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dubosc Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Dubosc family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 850 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Dorothée Dubois married in Champlain in 1661; Mathurin Bois married in Chateau-Richer in 1672.