Origin of Surname
The surname Duquemin is first found spelt as Duchemin in Guernsey. Literally meaning of the road, it is likely to originate from someone from the hamlet of Le Chemin, which is less than four miles from Dinard on the coast of Brittany.
The name can be found spelt Duquemin in the 'Le Mesurier Rough Index' by 1532 with a reference to Collenette Renouf, widow of Philippe Duquemin. By the end of the 16th century the name Duquemin was established in St Saviours, Guernsey.
The first mention of the name in Guernsey is when John Duchemin's necklace was stolen by Richard Marche; in the 1309 Assize Roll.
A Duquemin family was established in Jersey in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
- Duchemin, separate family page
- Du Chemin
- Len Duquemin (1924-2003), professional footballer
- Joseph Pierre Duquemin, quarryman, survivor of the Titanic
- Duquemin baptisms in Jersey
- Duquemin marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Duquemin marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Duquemin burials in Jersey
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