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Early Origins of the Dubuc family

The surname Dubuc was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family first originated and maintained their status as one of the more distinguished families of the region.

Early History of the Dubuc family

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Dubuc Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dubuc, DuBuc, Dubuque, Dubucquoy, Dubucq, Buc, Bucquet, Buquet and many more.

Early Notables of the Dubuc family

Notable amongst the family in this period was

  • Julien Edouard Alfred Dubuc, resident of Chicoutimi, Quebec, he was born in 1871 and was the former president and managing director of the North American Pulp & Paper Companies. He also received the t...
  • Colonel Arthur Edouard Dubuc, born in 1880, he was a companion of the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.), Honorary Aide-de-camp to his Excellency the Governor-General, as well as Chief Engineer for...

Dubuc World Ranking

In the United States, the name Dubuc is the 16,969th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in Canada, the name Dubuc is ranked the 890th most popular surname with an estimated 6,016 people with that name. [2] And in Quebec, Canada, the name Dubuc is the 337th popular surname. [3] France ranks Dubuc as 1,122nd with 4,866 people. [4]


United States Dubuc migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dubuc Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Michael DuBuc, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718
  • Michel Dubuc, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718 [5]
  • Michel DuBuc, who landed in Louisiana in 1718 [5]
  • Gabriel Dubuc, who arrived in Allegany County, Pennsylvania in 1799
  • Gabriel Dubuc, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1799 [5]

Canada Dubuc migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dubuc Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Jean Dubuc, who arrived in Quebec, Canada in 1668

Contemporary Notables of the name Dubuc (post 1700) +

  • Nicole Danielle Dubuc (b. 1978), American television writer, perhaps best known for her work on Kim Possible and My Friends Tigger and Pooh
  • Jean Joseph Octave "Chauncey" Dubuc (1888-1958), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Carroll Edward Dubuc (b. 1933), American lawyer from Burlington, Vermont who served as a captain in the United States Air Corps, Washington, D.C
  • Sir Joseph Dubuc (1840-1914), Canadian lawyer, politician, and judge from Lower Canada
  • Julien-Édouard-Alfred Dubuc (1871-1947), Canadian Independent Liberal and Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons for Chicoutimi, Quebec
  • Maryse Dubuc (b. 1977), Canadian comics writer from Sherbrooke, Quebec, best known for her series The Bellybuttons
  • Jessika Dubuc (b. 1983), Canadian synchronized swimmer


  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/
  2. "Surnames Meanings, Origins & Distribution Maps - Forebears." Forebears, https://forebears.io/surnames
  3. "The first 1,000 family names by rank, Quebec (in French only)" Institut de la statistique du Quebec, https://statistique.quebec.ca/en/document/family-names-in-quebec/tableau/the-first-1000-family-names-by-rank-quebec
  4. http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  5. 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)


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