Brouard

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Origin of Surname

Brouard is a Guernsey surname of French origin meaning "small wood".

It is found in some of the earliest Guernsey parish registers, dating from the late 16th Century, when John Le Messurier married Jaquette Brehault widow of Collas Brouard in the 1550s[1].

Variants

  • Brouart

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Notable Islanders

  • Alice Brouard (1904- ) - Guernsey-born member of French Resistance during World War II[4].
  • Henry Brouard - printer of Bordage, St Peter Port, and publisher of Guernsey Star newspaper[5].

References

  1. Priaulx, TF, Le Grée, St Saviours, Review of the Guernsey Society, Autumn 1957
  2. Brock, Mildred, La Maison des Pauvres, St Peter's, Review of the Guernsey Society, Spring 1962
  3. Priaulx, TF, La Sainte Appoline, St Saviours, Review of the Guernsey Society, Spring/Summer 1954
  4. Machon, Leonard, La Petite Dame Agée du Platon, Review of the Guernsey Society, Autumn 1989
  5. The Guernsey Star, Review of the Guernsey Society, Winter 1965
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