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The vast movement of people that followed the Norman Conquest of England of 1066 brought the Bergunie family name to the British Isles. They lived in Devon, where they held a family seat after the Norman Conquest of England in the 11th century.

Bergunie Early Origins



The surname Bergunie was first found in Devon, where they held a family seat after the Norman Conquest of England in the 11th century. The name originated in the region of Burgundy in France.

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Bergunie Spelling Variations


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Bergunie Spelling Variations



Anglo-Norman names are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. When the Normans became the ruling people of England in the 11th century, they introduced a new language into a society where the main languages of Old and later Middle English had no definite spelling rules. These languages were more often spoken than written, so they blended freely with one another. Contributing to this mixing of tongues was the fact that medieval scribes spelled words according to sound, ensuring that a person's name would appear differently in nearly every document in which it was recorded. The name has been spelled Burgon, Burgoin, Burgunie, Burgoyne, Burgoyn, Burgoigne, Burgane, Burgin and many more.

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Bergunie Early History


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Bergunie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bergunie research. Another 361 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1210, 1273, 1273, 1319, 1379, 1500, 1638, 1680, 1682, 1683, 1703, 1764, 1592, 1657 and 1645 are included under the topic Early Bergunie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bergunie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bergunie Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bergunie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that plagued their homeland made the frontiers of the New World an attractive prospect. Thousands migrated, aboard cramped disease-ridden ships. They arrived sick, poor, and hungry, but were welcomed in many cases with far greater opportunity than at home in England. Many of these hardy settlers went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Among early immigrants bearing the name Bergunie or a variant listed above were: Evan Burgen, who came to Virginia in 1643; Philip Burgen, who arrived in Maryland in 1678; Anne Burgan, who settled in Virginia in 1703; John Burgane, who settled in Virginia in 1704.

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