Meaning and Origin of: Bequette

Family name origins & meanings

  • Variant spelling of French Béquet, a diminutive of Bec, a nickname for a gossipmonger, from bec ‘beak’. See also Bechard.
  • A Becquet from Normandy, France, is recorded in Quebec city in 1666; another, a Calvinist from La Rochelle, France, is recorded in Charlesbourg, Quebec, in 1666.