Jacquin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Jacquin family

The surname Jacquin was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor.

The family were well established in this region and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived. They were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. Many distinguished branches of this family emerged over the centuries.

Important Dates for the Jacquin family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jacquin research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1537 and 1813 are included under the topic Early Jacquin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Jacquin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Jacquet, Jaquet, Jaquinet, Jacquinet, Jaquot, Jacquin, Jacquot, Jaquinett and many more.

Early Notables of the Jacquin family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Jacquin family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Etienne Jacquest, who came to Quebec from Perche in 1627; Jacques Francois Jacquet, who arrived in Louisiana in 1720 with his wife Jeanne and their sons Estienne, Andre, Jean Guillaume and Jean Jacques.

Contemporary Notables of the name Jacquin (post 1700)

  • Lisa Ann Jacquin (b. 1962), American equestrian
  • William Jacquin, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1972 [1]
  • Philippe Jacquin (1942-2002), French anthropologist
  • Abel Jacquin (1893-1968), French film actor who appeared in more than thirty films between 1930 and 1956
  • Jean-Baptiste Jacquin, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]
  • Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (1727-1817), scientist, particularly in botany
  • Joseph Franz von Jacquin (1766-1839), Austrian scientist, son of Nikolaus Joseph Freiherr von Jacquin
  • Nikolaus Joseph Freiherr von Jacquin (1727-1817), Baron Nikolaus von Jacquin, Cutch-born, scientist who studied medicine, chemistry and botany
  • Alfonso Jacquin Gutiérrez (1953-1985), Colombian guerilla fighter
  • Jacquin Leonard "Jack" Lait (1883-1954), American journalist, editor of the New York Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 13) Jean-Baptiste Jacquin. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
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