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Gouyette family page


Alice Mary Gouyette was baptised in St Ouen in 1895

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Origins of surname

We have no information on the derivation of this name, which we believe originated in Brittany. However, it is possible that it is a diminuitive of Gouyer, a Normandy surname, which is a variant of Gouhier, and in turn, Goudier, derived from the Germanic Godeharius, meaning 'God's army'.

Early records

The name appears to have arrived in Jersey in about the middle of the 19th century.


  • Gouyet
  • Gouyette
  • Gouillette

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Family trees


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Family wills

This will created by a member of the Gouillette family is now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, date and reference number shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Rosalee Gouillette, Beauchamps, Beaumont, St Peter - 31 December 1947, D/Y/A/118

Family gravestones

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