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The surname Boudran is probably derived from the Norman toponymic name de Boderan from the place name in County Wexford.

Boudran Early Origins



The surname Boudran was first found in Dublin (Irish: Áth Cliath) located on the east coast of Ireland in the province of Leinster, in the judiciary rolls of 1297 and 1299 which mention one William Boudran. There is a legend among one branch of the family that the name descends from a Swiss baker named Nicholas Bowdren, who was shipwrecked near Dungarvan in 1650. However, only a few years later, the name Bowdran was documented as being so numerous in County Waterford in a census of 1659, that it was classified as one of the principal Irish names.

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Boudran Spelling Variations


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Boudran Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bowdern, Bowdren, Bowdran, Boudran, Budran and others.

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Boudran Early History


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Boudran Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boudran research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1601, 1659 and 1850 are included under the topic Early Boudran History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boudran Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boudran Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Boudran 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 or some of its variants were: William Bowdren, who was naturalized in Indiana between 1846 and 1850.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    6. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    7. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    9. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Boudran Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boudran 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 11 September 2013 at 10:37.

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