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.
Early Origins of the Peloquin family
Early History of the Peloquin family
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Peloquin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pelloquin, Pelocot, Peikan, Pellican, Pelouquier and many more.
Early Notables of the Peloquin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Peloquin family to the New World and Oceana
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Peloquin Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Peloquin (post 1700)
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