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Rocher History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Rocher family


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

Early History of the Rocher family


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Rocher Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Rocher family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Rocher family to the New World and Oceana


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.)

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

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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)

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