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The surname Duquette was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this prominent family was established in ancient times.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ducquette, Duquette, Duquète, Ducquet, Duquet, Duquais, Duchet, Duchez, Duchey, Duchette, Duchais, Duché and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duquette research. Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1721 and 1738 are included under the topic Early Duquette History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Duquette Settlers in United States in the 20th Century


  • Freda Duquette, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1915
  • Fred Duquette, aged 21, who settled in America, in 1919
  • Inga Duquette, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1920

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  • Elise DuQuette, American actress, known for her work on The Gospel According to Booze, Bullets, & Hot Pink Jesus, Act II: A Saint of Sin in a Den of Thieves (2013), Social Anxiety (2012) and 40 Fears (2011)
  • Joe Duquette (b. 1949), American actor, known for work on Beverly Hills Cop II (1987), One Life to Live (1968) and The Exterminator (1980)
  • James "Jim" Duquette, American Major League Baseball executive, New York Mets General Manager in 2004
  • Steve Duquette, American cartoonist, recipient of the National Cartoonist Society Commercial Award in 1990
  • Lon Milo DuQuette (b. 1948), American writer, lecturer, and occultist
  • Tony Duquette (1914-1999), American artist, costume and set designer for stage and film, known for his work on Kismet (1955), Everyman (1961) and Can-Can (1960)
  • Daniel F. Duquette (b. 1958), American front-office executive with over 25 years in Major League Baseball
  • Armand Duquette, American politician, Member of Maine State House of Representatives from York County (1st), 1931-32; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1964
  • Charles Duquette (1869-1937), Canadian politician in the province of Quebec
  • Joseph Edward Duquette, Member of the Order of Military Merit, 1976, Canada


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  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. 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.
  7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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The Duquette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Duquette 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 28 October 2015 at 10:55.

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