× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2017


Rocher Early Origins



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

Close

Rocher Spelling Variations


Expand

Rocher Spelling Variations



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

Close

Rocher Early History


Expand

Rocher Early History



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

Close

Rocher Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Rocher Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rocher Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rocher Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Rene Du Rocher, aged 16, who landed in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Rocher Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michael Rocher, aged 42, who arrived in Maryland in 1813 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Samuel Rocher, who arrived in Kentucky in 1881 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Gottf Rocher, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1892

Rocher Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Elise Rocher, aged 26, who settled in America from Paris, in 1903
  • Amelia Rocher, aged 26, who landed in America from Dept du Cher, France, in 1908
  • Florimond Rocher, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Anboue, France, in 1908
  • Ida Rocher, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1910
  • Irene Rocher, aged 1, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Rocher (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Rocher (post 1700)



  • Pierre Rocher (1776-1856), French-born, South African veterinarian and farmer, eponym of the Rocherpan Nature Reserve, Western Cape Province, South Africa
  • Yves Rocher (1930-2009), French businessman, founder of the cosmetics company that bears his name
  • Thorsten Röcher (b. 1991), Austrian footballer
  • Guy Rocher CC , CQ (b. 1924), Canadian academic and sociologist
  • Allan Rocher (b. 1936), Australian politician

Close

Rocher Family Crest Products


Expand

Rocher Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  11. ...

The Rocher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rocher 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 19 November 2012 at 16:18.

Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest