Le Goupil

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This is a common Normandy surname, butit has been present in Jersey since the 16th century, and in variants since the 13th


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Maria Eliza Le Goupil married Joseph Edmond Gautier in St Martin in 1897

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Origins of surname

This name, common in Normandy as Goupil and Legoupil is derived from the old French golpil, meaning fox.

Early records

Known in Jersey as Gopil as early as 1255, the name first appears in the St Brelade church registers in 1560 with the baptism of Rauline, daughter of Pierre.

However, Catherine Le Goupil (1507- ) is known to have married Nicolas Martel (1490- ) in St Brelade, the home parish of both of them, in 1528

Variants

  • Goupy
  • Le Goupil, 1509
  • Le Goupill, 1528
  • Gopil 1255


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Le Goupil family members who served in World War 1


  • Arthur Peter Auguste Le Goupil (1896- ) (Gr) son of Gustave and Philoment, ex-RMIJ, Bombardier, Royal Garrison Artillery

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