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"BOUCHER. From the occupation, properly one who kills "bucks' (he-goats), a seller of goat's flesh, eaten by the common folk in the middle ages, Middle English backer; bouchier OFr. bouchier. James Boucher, schoolmaster in Garvald, died 1939. See BUTCHER. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Some Famous People with the surname of Boucher

Wikipedia Anthony Boucher (born William Anthony Parker White) (August 21, 1911 ? April 29, 1968) was an American science fiction editor and author of mystery novels and short stories.
Wikipedia Brian Boucher (pronounced "Boo-shay") (born January 2, 1977, in Woonsocket, Rhode Island) is an American professional ice hockey goaltender for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Wikipedia Jonathan Boucher (12 May 1738 ? 27 April 1804) was an English clergyman, teacher and philologist.
Wikipedia Francois Xavier "Raffles" Boucher (October 7, 1902 ? December 12, 1977) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played for the Ottawa Senators and New York Rangers in the National Hockey League and the Vancouver Maroons in the Pacific Coast Hockey Association.
Wikipedia George "Buck" Boucher (August 19, 1896 ? October 17, 1960) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played for the Ottawa Senators, Montreal Maroons, and Chicago Black Hawks in the National Hockey League.
Wikipedia Marin Boucher (1587 or 1589-1671), was a pioneer of early New France and one of the most prolific ancestors of French Canada, being the ancestor of most of the Bouchers of North America, particularly in the Province of Quebec, Northern New Brunswick, Ontario and Western Canada.
Wikipedia Grayson Scott Boucher (born June 10, 1984), better known by his street ball nickname "The Professor", is an American basketball player from the U.
Wikipedia Maurice "Mom" Boucher (born June 21, 1953) is a high-ranking Hells Angels member and a Canadian convicted criminal.
Wikipedia Sandy Boucher (born 15 July 1936 in Columbus, Ohio) is an American author, Buddhist and feminist.
Wikipedia Sylvie Boucher (born December 18, 1962 in Victoriaville, Quebec) is a Canadian politician of the Conservative Party who was elected Member of Parliament for the riding of Beauport?Limoilou, Quebec in the 2006 election by a margin of 812 votes over her Bloc Qu?b?cois opponent.
Wikipedia Dillon Boucher (born December 27, 1975 in New Plymouth, New Zealand) is a New Zealand basketball player.
Wikipedia Lisa-Marie Boucher is an English television actor.
Wikipedia William Martin Boucher (November 10, 1899 ? November 4, 1958) was a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger.
Wikipedia Robert James "Bobby" Boucher (February 14, 1904 in Ottawa, Canada ? June 10 1931) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played one season in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Montreal Canadiens.
Wikipedia James Chrysostom "Jimmy" Boucher (born 22 December 1910 in Dublin, died 25 December 1995 in Spain was an Irish cricketer.
Wikipedia Pierre Boucher, born and baptized 1 August 1622 in Mortagne-au-Perche, died 19 April 1717 at the age of 95 at Boucherville, came to Canada from France in 1635 with his father.
Wikipedia Henry Aristide "Red" Boucher, Jr.
Wikipedia Daniel Boucher is a Canadian politician and was a City Councillor in Montreal, Quebec.
Wikipedia Jean Boucher (November 20 1870, Cesson-S?vign? ? June 17 1939, Paris) was a French sculptor based in Brittany.
Wikipedia Daniel Boucher (born October 7,1971) is a Qu?b?cois musician.
Wikipedia Joseph Gaspard Boucher (February 3 1897 ? April 18 1955) was a journalist and political figure in New Brunswick, Canada.
Wikipedia Frederick Carlyle "Rick" Boucher (born August 1, 1946) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives representing Virginia's ().
Wikipedia Arthur Boucher (29 June, 1870 ? 25 April, 1948) was a Welsh international rugby union forward who played club rugby for Newport.
Wikipedia Clarence Alexander Boucher (born November 1, 1896 in North Bay, Ontario) was a Canadian ice hockey defenceman.
Wikipedia Drayton Rogers Boucher (March 19, 1908 ? June 3, 1983) was a Louisiana state legislator from Springhill in northern Webster Parish, Louisiana, affiliated with the Long faction of state Democratic politics.
Wikipedia Sherry Lynn Boucher, or Sherry Boucher-Lytle (born 1945), is a former American actress who was once married to actor George Peppard.
Wikipedia Savannah Smith Boucher (born 1943) is an American actress originally from Springhill in Webster Parish in northwestern Louisiana.