Boutilier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Boutilier family

The surname Boutilier was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family held a family seat.

By the 15th century the family name had also branched to Lorraine in France. They later became Barons of the Empire and were also the Marquis of Chavigny. They branched to Bannes in Bourgogne and to Maigremont in Normandy of which there was a branch in Jersey on the Channel Islands. Other locations included Chesneye, Keromnes, Maupertois, Rance and Gautrois in Brittany, and île-de-France.

Guillaume Boutillier, son of Jean and Marie, travelled from France to Canada in the 17th century. After arriving in the province of Quebec he married Angélique Guignard, daughter of Julien and Marie-Louise, at Notre-Dame on 17th March 1777. [1]

Early History of the Boutilier family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boutilier research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1581, 1652, 1613, 1626, 1700, 1655 and 1717 are included under the topic Early Boutilier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Boutilier Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bouthillier, Bouthilliet, Bouthilliais, Bouthilliay, Bouthilliaie, Bouthillié, Bouthilliée, Bouteillier, Bouthellier, Boutilli, Le Butlier, Le Boutillier, Le Bouteillier, Boutillier and many more.

Early Notables of the Boutilier family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family in this period was Robert Pincerna, who accompanied Duke William of Normandy during his invasion of England; Claude Bouthillier, Sieur de Fouilletourte (1581-1652), a French statesman, a councillor in the Parliament of Paris, in 1613, and a secretary to the queen-mother...
Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boutilier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Boutilier migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Boutilier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • C. Boutilier, aged 20, who settled in America from Halifax, in 1896
Boutilier Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Vener Boutilier, aged 18, who immigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Wallace Boutilier, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1922

Canada Boutilier migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Boutilier Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • James Boutilier, aged 29, who immigrated to Sherbrooke, Quebec, in 1921
  • Ena Boutilier, aged 19, who settled in Dartmouth, Canada, in 1923
  • Anice Boutilier, aged 18, who immigrated to Asppotogan, Canada, in 1923
  • Cyril Boutilier, aged 29, who immigrated to Lunenburg, Canada, in 1924

Contemporary Notables of the name Boutilier (post 1700) +

  • Kate Boutilier, American screenwriter
  • Rob Boutilier (b. 1971), the Canadian creator and co-Director of Kid vs Kat, a Canadian animated television series
  • Guy C. Boutilier, Canadian politician
  • Kay Kristin Boutilier (b. 1985), Canadian singer-songwriter
  • Paul André Boutilier (b. 1963), Canadian retired professional ice hockey defenceman

Halifax Explosion
  • Mr. Jacob  Boutilier (1832-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who survived the explosion but later died due to injuries [2]
  • Master Carroll F.  Boutilier (1917-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [2]
  • Mr. Alister F.  Boutilier (1886-1917), Canadian Ironworker at Brookfield Company Dry dock from Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [2]
  • Mrs. Emma Jackson  Boutilier (1887-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [2]
  • Mr. William F  Boutilier, Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [2]
  • ... (Another 9 entries are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
  2. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance


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