Gaucher History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Gaucher family

The surname Gaucher was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this celebrated family held a family seat since ancient times.

Important Dates for the Gaucher family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gaucher research. Another 170 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1669, 1700, 1763, 1791, and 1792 are included under the topic Early Gaucher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gaucher Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gochet, Gocher, Gochez, Goché, Gochée, Gochait, Gochaie, Gochaies, Gochey, Gochest, Guchet, Gauchier, Gauche, Gauchet, Gauchot, Gauchelin, Gauchenot, Gauchez, Gaucherel, Gaucheron and many more.

Early Notables of the Gaucher family (pre 1700)

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Gaucher migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gaucher Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Henri Gaucher, aged 19, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "La Lorraine" from Le Havre, France [1]
  • Marcel Gaucher, aged 30, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "France" from Le Havre, France [2]
  • J. C. Gaucher, aged 26, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Old North State" from London, England [3]
  • Leo J. Gaucher, aged 25, arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Kroonland" from Antwerp, Belgium [4]

Contemporary Notables of the name Gaucher (post 1700)

  • Harry S. Gaucher, American politician, Delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify 21st amendment 29th District, 1933 [5]
  • Guy Gaucher (b. 1930), French Catholic Discalced Carmelite religious
  • Jules Gaucher (1905-1954), French Army officer
  • Philippe Charles Ernest Gaucher (1854-1918), French dermatologist
  • Roland Gaucher (1919-2007), French far-right journalist and politician
  • Major-General Fernand-Georges Gaucher (1879-1948), French Director of Intendant Service, Indo China (1938) [6]
  • Pierrejean Gaucher, French guitarist
  • Philippe Gaucher, Université de Paris
  • Ryan Gaucher (b. 1978), Canadian professional ice hockey player

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Citations

  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HP-GMZ : 6 December 2014), Henri Gaucher, 18 Jan 1920; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Lorraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6XV-644 : 6 December 2014), Marcel Gaucher, 27 Nov 1920; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name France, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6FF-Y46 : 6 December 2014), J. C. Gaucher, 04 Dec 1920; citing departure port London, arrival port New York, ship name Old North State, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6N5-GMW : 6 December 2014), Leo J. Gaucher, 09 Aug 1921; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Kroonland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  6. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 5) Fernand-Georges Gaucher. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Gaucher/Fernand-Georges/France.html
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