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Boivin Early Origins



The surname Boivin 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.

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Boivin Spelling Variations


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Boivin Spelling Variations



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

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Boivin Early History


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Boivin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boivin research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1070, 1066, 1810, 1789, 1649 and 1706 are included under the topic Early Boivin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boivin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boivin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boivin 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:

Boivin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jacques Boivin, who arrived in Montreal in 1653

Boivin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Elienne Boivin, aged 34, a blacksmith, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of The Age" in 1874
  • Celina Boivin, aged 33, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of The Age" in 1874
  • Bertha J. Boivin, aged 19 mths., arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of The Age" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boivin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boivin (post 1700)



  • Guillaume Boivin de la Martiniére, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Jacques Denis Boivin, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Claude Boivin (b. 1970), Canadian (NHL) hockey player
  • Leo Boivin (b. 1932), Canadian (NHL) hockey player
  • Jean Boivin, Canadian economist, Professor at Columbia University, Associate Professor at the Institut d’Économie Appliquée, Montreal (2006-)
  • Roch Boivin (1912-1979), Canadian politician
  • Pierre Boivin (b. 1953), French Canadian businessman
  • Arthur Boivin (d. 1952), politician in Manitoba, Canada
  • Georges Henri Boivin (1882-1926), Canadian politician
  • Françoise Boivin (b. 1960), Canadian politician
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    11. ...

    The Boivin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boivin 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 24 April 2015 at 08:41.

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