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Noble surnames, such as Bouliane, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Bouliane, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Savoie. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate while names of larger areas usually indicated a former dweller or a very powerful, titled landholder. The Bouliane family originally lived in the province of Savoie.

Bouliane Early Origins



The surname Bouliane was first found in Britanny (Bretagne).

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Bouliane Spelling Variations


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Bouliane Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bouliane, Boulianne, Boulliau, Bouliau, Boulliard, Bouliard, Boullier, Boulier, Boulin, Boullin and many more.

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Bouliane Early History


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Bouliane Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bouliane research. Another 53 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1448, 1472, 1605, 1630, 1638, 1645, and 1772 are included under the topic Early Bouliane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bouliane Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bouliane Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable at this time was Ismael Boulliau, born in Loudun in 1605, son of a devout protestant, who converted to Catholicism and was ordained priest in 1630. He served Jaques Dupuy as his secretary and became attaché to the president of Thou, who he accompanied to Holland, where he is recorded...

Another 121 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bouliane 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:

Bouliane Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • David Bouliane, who was a farmer in the town of Murray Bay, Québec in 1871
  • Rieul Bouliane was postmaster in Les Petites Bergeronnes, Quebec in 1891

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bouliane (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bouliane (post 1700)



  • Denys Bouliane (b. 1955), Canadian composer from Quebec

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Bouliane Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bouliane 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 22 April 2013 at 16:17.

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