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The Dubosc surname comes form the Old French word "bois," meaning "the woods;" it was most likely originally a name for someone living or working in a wooded area.

Dubosc Early Origins



The surname Dubosc was first found in Brittany where several notable families of this name have long been established. Among them were the du Bois de Locmaria, Du Bois de Bruslé and du Bois de la Salle.

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Dubosc Spelling Variations


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Dubosc Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bois, Dubois, Desbois, Bosc, Bosq, Desbosq, Dubosc, Duboscq, Delbos and many more.

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Dubosc Early History


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Dubosc Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dubosc research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1543, 1574, 1587, 1653, 1656, 1680, 1851, and 1856 are included under the topic Early Dubosc History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dubosc Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dubosc Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Dubosc Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dubosc Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 30 November 2014 at 17:41.

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