When Henri Cloutier was born on 9 September 1690, in Chateau Richer, Montmorency I, Quebec, Canada, his father, Jean Cloutier, was 38 and his mother, Louise Belanger, was 35. He lived in Chateau Richer, La Côte-de-Beaupré, Quebec, Canada in 1690. He died on 23 March 1715, in Chateau Richer, Montmorency I, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 24, and was buried in Chateau Richer, Montmorency I, Quebec, Canada.
Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Marcel, Michel, Normand, Jacques, Lucien, Armand, Fernand, Yvon, Cecile, Donat, Emile.
French: occupational name for a nailer, someone who made and sold nails, from an agent derivative of clou ‘nail’ (from Latin clavus). Compare Clouthier , Cluchey , Cluckey , Nailor , and Naylor .
History: This surname was first brought to North America by Zacharie Cloutier, a carpenter from Mortagne-au-Perche in Normandy, France, who immigrated to New France in 1634. He settled in Beauport, QC. His descendants also bear altered forms of the surname, such as Clouthier, Clu(t)chey, Clu(c)key, and Naylor.