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Porcher Surname Origin
This name originated with Simon Le Porcher, hereditary grand huntsman to Louis Capel, King of France, from whose official duty of slaying the boar, the name is derived.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Porcher Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Porcher family history than the origin of your surname:
A Porcher Family History Thought:
'We are the children of many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn ... betrays its ancestor.' --Ralph Waldo Emerson