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Early Origins of the Rocket family


The surname Rocket was first found in Languedoc, where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

By the 11th century this ancient family were established in the region of Languedoc where several of its members were most distinctive in their involvement in the community in which they lived. They were given titles, lands and letters of nobility as reward of their important contribution. The first member of the Roquette Family to be mentioned before 1090 was Hugues de Roquette, son-in-law of the Viscount of Albi and of Nîmes. In recognition of their outstanding involvement in the social, political and cultural affairs of their community many members of this ancient family were granted the titles of the Barons of Beauville and Lords of Auriac and of Magrens.


Early History of the Rocket family


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Another 323 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1161, 1229, 1333, 1669, 1788 and 1826 are included under the topic Early Rocket History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rocket Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Roquette, Roquet, Roqet, Rokett, Rockette, Rouquet la Roquet and many more.

Early Notables of the Rocket family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Rocket family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Roquet, aged 40; settled in New York in 1820; Giles Rockett settled in Virginia in 1663-1679; John Rockett settled in Boston in 1633; Richard Rockett settled in Boston in 1633 and Thomas Rockett settled in Philadelphia in 1848..

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