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Noble surnames, such as Bourgogne, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Bourgogne, 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 Bourgogne family originally lived in the province of Burgoigne, known in the English speaking world as Burgundy.

Bourgogne Early Origins



The surname Bourgogne was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where they held a family seat as a noble family. They were Lords of the Manor of Nivernais from early recorded time.

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Bourgogne Spelling Variations


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Bourgogne Spelling Variations



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.

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Bourgogne Early History


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Bourgogne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bourgogne research. Another 325 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1314, 1441, 1370, 1682, 1712, 1585, 1662, 1693 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Bourgogne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bourgogne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bourgogne Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Guillaume Le Borgoinne, Knight; Louis, Duke of Bourgogne, grandson of Louis XIV and father of Louis XV; François Bourgoing, theologian; and Louis Bourguignon (1693-1721), born Louis Dominique...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bourgogne Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bourgogne Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Anna Bourgogne, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Elisabeth Bourgogne, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Gorge Bourgogne, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Jean Bourgogne, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Mare Bourgogne, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bourgogne (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bourgogne (post 1700)



  • Marquis de Chatillou of Bourgogne,

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    7. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Bourgogne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bourgogne 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.

    This page was last modified on 13 November 2013 at 09:30.

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