Origins Available: French
The prestigious surname Marchet originated in the enchanting region of Lorraine
, in France and is derived from the Old French word "marché," meaning "market." Presumably, the first to bear this surname would have lived or worked in such a place. As such, Marchet is classed as a topographic surname, a form of hereditary surname created from a the word for a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree.
Early Origins of the Marchet family
The surname Marchet was first found in Lorraine
, where this notable family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Marchet family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marchet research.Another 373 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1221, 1279, 1384, 1391, 1424, 1430, 1447, 1501, 1676 and 1738 are included under the topic Early Marchet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Marchet Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Marche, Marches, La Marche, Lamarche, Lamarches, de Marche, Demarche, Demarches, des Marche, Desmarche, Desmarches, Le Marche, Lemarche, Lemarches, March, Marchat, Marché and many more.
Early Notables of the Marchet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Marchet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Marche settled in New England
in 1638; Hugh Marche, aged 20; settled in New England
in 1638; William Marches settled in Philadelphia in 1836; Anthony March, aged 19.