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The French surname Peloquin is of nickname origin, deriving from a physical characteristic or personal attribute of the initial bearer. In this case, the name is derived from the French expression "pele ocquin," a diminutive of "l'ocque" (a measure of weights) and referring obliquely to a luckless fellow, short on funds.

Peloquin Early Origins



The surname Peloquin was first found in the region of Maine, where the family was well established with land and estates.

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Peloquin Spelling Variations


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Peloquin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pelloquin, Pelocot, Peikan, Pellican, Pelouquier and many more.

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Peloquin Early History


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Peloquin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Peloquin research. Another 164 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1534 and 1552 are included under the topic Early Peloquin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Peloquin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Peloquin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Peloquin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Peloquin Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Romeo Peloquin, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • Albert J. Peloquin, aged 41, who emigrated to Manchester, NH, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Peloquin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Peloquin (post 1700)



  • Bruce Peloquin (b. 1936), American politician, former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate
  • C. Alexander "Alex" Peloquin (1918-1997), American composer of liturgical music
  • Fred Peloquin (b. 1939), Canadian retired professional wrestler, known by his ring name "Puppy Dog Peloquin"
  • Claude Péloquin (b. 1942), Québécois poet, writer, singer, songwriter, screenwriter and director
  • Gaston Péloquin (1939-1994), Canadian politician, Member of Parliament for Brome-Missisquoi (1993-1994)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Peloquin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Peloquin 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 13 July 2016 at 10:42.

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