Boucher (surname)


Boucher (surname)

Boucher (from the French for "butcher") is a surname shared by several notable people:

;Born after 1500
*Marin Boucher (c.1587–1671), French colonist of Quebec, Canada; ancestor to most Bouchers in North America, particularly in Quebec

;Born after 1600
*Pierre Boucher (1622–1717), French-Canadian clergyman and governor of New France

;Born after 1700
*François Boucher (1703–1770), French painter
*Jonathan Boucher (1738–1804), English clergyman, teacher and philologist
*Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes (1788–1868), French geologist and antiquary

;Born after 1800
*Charles Boucher de Boucherville (1822–1915), Canadian provincial politician, third Premier of Quebec
*Louis-Charles Boucher de Niverville (1825–1869), Canadian lawyer and national politician
*Pierre Boucher de la Bruère (1837–1917), Canadian lawyer, journalist, author and provincial politician
*Alfred Boucher (1850–1934), French sculptor
*Arthur Boucher (1870–1948), Wales international rugby union player
*Jean Boucher (artist) (1870–1939), French sculptor
*Maurice Le Boucher (1882–1964), French organist, composer, and pedagogue
*Georges Boucher (1896–1960), Canadian professional ice hockey player
*Charles Hamilton Boucher (1898–1951), Knighted Major-General in the British Indian Army during World War II
*Marcel Boucher (1898–1965), French-American entrepreneur
*Billy Boucher (1899–1958), Canadian professional ice hockey player

;Born after 1900
*Andrée Boucher (1937–2007), Canadian municipal politician
*Anthony Boucher (1911–1968), American fiction author
*Bob Boucher (born 1940), British academic
*Chris Boucher (born 1943), British writer
*Frank Boucher (1902–1977), Canadian professional ice hockey player
*Jack E. Boucher (born 1931), American photographer
*James Boucher (1910–1955), Irish cricketer
*Jean Boucher (Canadian politician), member of the Canadian house of Commons
*Merle Boucher (born 1946), American state politician*Robert Boucher (1904–1931), Canadian professional ice hockey player
*Rick Boucher (born 1946), American national politician
*Sandy Boucher (born 1936), American author, Buddhist and feminist

;Born after 1950
*Richard Boucher (born 1951), American government official
*Maurice Boucher (born 1953), Canadian convicted criminal
*Eric Boucher (born 1958), American punk musician, better known as Jello Biafra
*Gaétan Boucher (born 1958), Canadian Olympic speed skater
*Sylvie Boucher (born 1962), Canadian national politician
*Pat Boucher (born 1970), Canadian provincial politician
*Daniel Boucher (musician) (born 1971), Canadian musician
*Philippe Boucher (born 1973), Canadian professional ice hockey player
*Dillon Boucher (born 1975), New Zealand professional basketball player
*Mark Boucher (born 1976), South African cricketer
*Brian Boucher (born 1977), American professional ice hockey player
*Butterfly Boucher (born 1979), Australian singer-songwriter
*Sebastien Boucher (born 1981), Canadian minor league baseball player
*Anouk Leblanc-Boucher (born 1984), Canadian Olympic speed skater
*Grayson Boucher (born 1984), American professional streetball (basketball variant) entertainer
*Lisa-Marie Boucher (born 1984), English actress
*Claude Boucher (living), Canadian diplomat
*Daniel Boucher (politician) (living), Canadian municipal politician
*Jim Boucher (living), American professional kickboxing competitor and promoter; former World Kickboxing Champion
*Judy Boucher (living), Caribbean-English singer
*Ron Boucher (living), Australian rules footballer
*Yvon Boucher (living), Canadian municipal politician and businessman


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