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Noble surnames, such as Boulliard, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Boulliard, 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 Boulliard family originally lived in the province of Savoie.

Boulliard Early Origins



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

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Boulliard Spelling Variations


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Boulliard 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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Boulliard Early History


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Boulliard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boulliard 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 Boulliard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boulliard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boulliard 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 Boulliard 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: about fifty recorded individuals who immigrated to Canada from France between 1600 and 1900. The majority of them settled in Murray Bay, Québec, such as David Bouliane, who was a farmer in the town in 1871. Rieul Bouliane was postmaster in Les Petites Bergeronnes in 1891..

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Citations


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Citations



    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. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. 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.
    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 Boulliard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boulliard 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.

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