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The surname Boisvert was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of Bacqueville and were members of the aristocracy of that region.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Boivin, Boivan, Boiveau, Boisyvon, Boisvert, Boivent, Boisvert, Boivigne and many more.


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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Boisvert Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Eva S. Boisvert, aged 21, arrived in New York in 1910 aboard the ship "Trent" from Bermuda [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJDH-Y5Q : 6 December 2014), Eva S. Boisvert, 03 Oct 1910; citing departure port Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Trent, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Joseph Boisvert, aged 52, originally from Sweetsburg, Canada, arrived in New York, NY in 1917 aboard the ship "Bermudian" from Hamilton, Bermuda [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJC3-L5S : 6 December 2014), Joseph Boisvert, 25 Mar 1917; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port New York, NY, ship name Bermudian, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Cecile Boisvert, aged 7, originally from Sweetsburg, Canada, arrived in New York, NY in 1917 aboard the ship "Bermudian" from Hamilton, Bermuda [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJC3-L57 : 6 December 2014), Cecile Boisvert, 25 Mar 1917; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port New York, NY, ship name Bermudian, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • R. W. Boisvert, aged 48, originally from Fraserville, Canada, arrived in New York, N. Y. in 1918 aboard the ship "Missanabie" from Glasgow, Scotland [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ8F-N68 : 6 December 2014), R. W. Boisvert, 24 Apr 1918; citing departure port Glasgow, Scotland, arrival port New York, N. Y., ship name Missanabie, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Alvin Boisvert, aged 27, arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Vancolite" from Toronto, Canada [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6JF-YZR : 6 December 2014), Alvin Boisvert, 07 Jul 1921; citing departure port Toronto, Canada, arrival port New York, ship name Vancolite, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
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  • Alexandre Boisvert (b. 1977), American actor
  • Gilles Boisvert (b. 1940), Canadian artist and sculptor
  • Gilles Boisvert (b. 1933), Canadian professional ice hockey player
  • Maurice Boisvert (b. 1897), Canadian politician and lawyer
  • Fabien Boisvert (1839-1897), Canadian politician, land surveyor and farmer
  • Serge Boisvert (b. 1959), Canadian ice hockey player
  • Michael Boisvert (b. 1973), Canadian actor and choreographer
  • Laurier J. Boisvert, former President of the Canadian Space Agency
  • Frédérik Boisvert, Canadian political adviser
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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJDH-Y5Q : 6 December 2014), Eva S. Boisvert, 03 Oct 1910; citing departure port Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Trent, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJC3-L5S : 6 December 2014), Joseph Boisvert, 25 Mar 1917; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port New York, NY, ship name Bermudian, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJC3-L57 : 6 December 2014), Cecile Boisvert, 25 Mar 1917; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port New York, NY, ship name Bermudian, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ8F-N68 : 6 December 2014), R. W. Boisvert, 24 Apr 1918; citing departure port Glasgow, Scotland, arrival port New York, N. Y., ship name Missanabie, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6JF-YZR : 6 December 2014), Alvin Boisvert, 07 Jul 1921; citing departure port Toronto, Canada, arrival port New York, ship name Vancolite, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  7. 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).
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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