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.
Early Origins of the Boulliard family
Early History of the Boulliard family
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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.
Early Notables of the Boulliard family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Boulliard family to the New World and Oceana
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, Qué bec, 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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