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Bernier Early Origins



The surname Bernier was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Bernier Spelling Variations


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Bernier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bernier and others.

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Bernier Early History


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Bernier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bernier research. Another 471 words (34 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1680, 1685, and 1713 are included under the topic Early Bernier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bernier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bernier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was François Bernier (1625-1688), a French physician and traveler; Nicolas Bernier (1664-1734), a French composer; and Henri de Bernières ( c. 1635-1700), born in Normandy, he became a priest and...

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bernier 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:

Bernier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Bernier, who landed in Georgia in 1742

Bernier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mauricio Bernier, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1816
  • John J Lambert Bernier, who landed in New York in 1824
  • Herm Bernier, who arrived in America in 1848
  • F Bernier, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1855

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bernier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bernier (post 1700)



  • Georges Bernier (1929-2005), French humorist and founder of Hara Kiri magazine
  • Étienne-Alexandre Bernier, French religious figure and Royalist politician during the French Revolution
  • Sylvie Bernier (b. 1964), Canadian diver, gold medal winner at the 1984 Olympics
  • Leo Edward Bernier (b. 1929), Canadian politician from Ontario

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Bernier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bernier 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 15 January 2014 at 11:06.

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