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Vacher Early Origins



The surname Vacher was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Vacher Spelling Variations


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Vacher Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vacher, Vachere, Vachereau, Vacheron, Vachier, Vachiery, Vachon, Fach and many more.

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Vacher Early History


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Vacher Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vacher research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1665, 1701, 1773, 1774, 1619, 1683, 1648, 1667, 1668 and 1683 are included under the topic Early Vacher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vacher Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vacher Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vacher 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 were:

Vacher Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Vacher, who was on record in Louisiana in 1721
  • John Francis Vacher, who landed in New York in 1784 [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)

Vacher Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jean Btiste Vacher, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1875 [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)

Vacher Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Sylvestre Vacher, who arrived in Montreal in 1653

Vacher Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Jacques Vacher, an early emigrant to Canada from La Rochelle, France

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vacher (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vacher (post 1700)



  • Christophe Vacher, French artist, painted backgrounds for Disney animations
  • Philllipe Vacher (b. 1947), French visual artist

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Vacher Historic Events


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Vacher Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Geoffrey D B Vacher (b. 1921), Midshipman (S) serving for the Royal Navy, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm

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Citations


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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)
  2. ^ H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm

Other References

  1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  5. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Vacher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vacher 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 15 May 2013 at 16:11.

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