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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.
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 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.
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.
Another 121 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bourgogne Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bourgogne Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
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.
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