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Rocheleau Early Origins



The surname Rocheleau was first found in Limousin where this eminent family held a family seat in the honor of the seigneurie of Lapeyrouse.

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Rocheleau Spelling Variations


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Rocheleau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rochon, Le Rochon, Du Rochon, Lerochon, Durochon and others.

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Rocheleau Early History


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Rocheleau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rocheleau research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1730, 1771, 1789, 1800, and 1817 are included under the topic Early Rocheleau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rocheleau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rocheleau Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rocheleau 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 or some of its variants were: Simon Rocheron of Maine, France, who was married in Chateau Richer Quebec in 1663; Gervais Rochon of Maine, France, who married Madelaine Guyon in St. Famille, Quebec in 1671.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rocheleau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rocheleau (post 1700)



  • Henri Oscar Rocheleau (1876-1956), American law enforcement officer and politician, 21st Sheriff of Worcester County, Massachusetts (1932-1945)
  • Justin Bruce Rocheleau (b. 1975), American former professional wrestler, known by his ring name Bam Neely
  • Justin Bruce Rocheleau (b. 1975), American professional wrestler
  • William Rocheleau Jr. (1925-2000), American politician, Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1967-68
  • Louis T. Rocheleau, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Rhode Island general treasurer, 1930; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1946-51
  • H. Oscar Rocheleau (b. 1959), American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916, 1936
  • Luc Rocheleau (b. 1965), Canadian Olympic fencer who competed in the individual and team foil events at the 1988 Summer Olympics
  • Antoine Rocheleau (1836-1901), Canadian farmer and politician who represented Chambly from 1886 to 1892 and from 1897 to 1900
  • Gilles Rocheleau (1935-1998), Canadian politician, Member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1988 to 1993, co-founder of the Bloc Québécois with Lucien Bouchard in 1990
  • Yves Rocheleau (b. 1944), Canadian politician, Member of the Canadian House of Commons for Trois-Rivières from 1993 to 2004
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Rocheleau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rocheleau 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 6 November 2017 at 12:18.

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