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Where did the French Bourgoyne family come from? What is the French Bourgoyne family crest and coat of arms? When did the Bourgoyne family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Bourgoyne family history?Noble surnames, such as Bourgoyne, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Bourgoyne, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Burgoigne. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Bourgoyne family originally lived in the province of Burgoigne, known in the English speaking world as Burgundy.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bourgoin, Bourgoine, Bourgoing, le Bourgoing, Bourgoins, Bourgoines, Borgoin, Borgoine, Borgoing, le Borgoing, Bourgogne, Bourgognes, le Bourgogne, le Bourgognes, Borgognes, Borgogne, le Borgogne, le Borgognes, Bourgagne, Bourgagnes, Bourgone, Bourgones, Borgone, Borgones, Bourgon, Bourgons, Bourgonne, Bourgonnes, Borgon, Borgone, Borgonne and many more.
First found in Bourgogne where they held a family seat as a noble family. They were Lords of the Manor of Nivernais from early recorded time.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bourgoyne research. Another 236 words(17 lines of text) covering the years 1314, 1370, 1441, 1585, 1662, 1682, and 1712 are included under the topic Early Bourgoyne History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 27 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bourgoyne Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Bourgoain settled in Virginia in 1700; Vincent Bourgoin who married Françoise Migneron on the 6th of November, 1724.
The Bourgoyne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bourgoyne Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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