Gasquet History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gasquet family

The surname Gasquet was first found in Provence, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the Gasquet family

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Gasquet Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gasquet, Gasqué, Gasquer, Gasquette, Gausqet, Gasquait, Les Gasques and many more.

Early Notables of the Gasquet family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the names at this time was Henri Gascar (1635-1701), English portrait-painter, born at Paris in 1635, and emigrated to England about 1674 in the train or at the invitation of Louise de Keroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth. "Gascar (or Gascard, as he...
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Gasquet Ranking

In France, the name Gasquet is the 8,293rd most popular surname with an estimated 1,000 - 1,500 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Gasquet family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Michel Gaskett settled in Maryland, in 1774.


Contemporary Notables of the name Gasquet (post 1700) +

  • Joseph Gasquet, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]
  • Marie Gasquet (1872-1960), French writer from Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
  • Richard Gasquet (b. 1986), French tennis player
  • Joachim Gasquet (1873-1921), French writer from Provence
  • Cardinal Francis Aidan Gasquet (1846-1929), English Benedictine monk


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 5) Joseph Gasquet. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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