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Bourassa Early Origins



The surname Bourassa was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France.

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Bourassa Spelling Variations


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Bourassa Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bouras, Bourras, Bourasse, Bourassé, Bourrasse, Bourrassé, Labourrasse, Bourrasset, Bourragué, Bourrageas, Bourrachot, Bourrat, Bouret, Bourran, Bourassa, Bourrassa, Bourasseau and many more.

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Bourassa Early History


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Bourassa Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bourassa research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1747, 1789, 1813, 1836, 1838, and 1862 are included under the topic Early Bourassa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bourassa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bourassa Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family was Joseph, Marquis of Bourran, who was a man of politics. Lord of Marsac and of S. Hilaire, Baron of Lacour, lord of Bessones, he was born in Villeneuve-d'Agan in 1747. In 1789 he was elected by the nobility of Agen deputy into the rank of general...

Another 141 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bourassa 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:

Bourassa Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • N. Arthur Bourassa, aged 34, who emigrated to America, in 1912
  • Nap Arthur Bourassa, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1914
  • Vivienne Bourassa, aged 1, who emigrated to Newark, New Jersey in 1923

Bourassa Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Bourassa, who married in 1698 in St. Nicholas, Quebec

Bourassa Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • François Bourassa, married in 1721 in Laprairie
  • Catherine Bourassa, who married in Levis, Quebec in 1731

Bourassa Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Henry Bourassa, aged 25, who emigrated to Valleyfield, Canada, in 1906
  • Henri Bourassa, aged 39, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1908
  • Napuleon Bourassa, aged 84, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1912
  • Addine Bourassa, aged 40, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bourassa (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bourassa (post 1700)



  • Ernest Bourassa, American politician, Mayor of Oconto, Wisconsin, 1950
  • C. Edward Bourassa, American Democrat politician, Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council 3rd District, 1949-53
  • Napoléon Bourassa (1827-1916), Canadian architect, painter and writer
  • Lucien Bourassa, Canadian politician, Mayor of Shawinigan, Quebec (1936-19374)
  • Joseph Boutin Bourassa (1853-1943), Canadian politician and notary, Member of the Canadian Parliament for Lévis (1911-1925)
  • Joseph-Napoléon-Henri "Henri" Bourassa (1868-1952), Canadian politician and publisher, son of Napoléon Bourassa
  • François Bourassa (b. 1959), Canadian jazz pianist from Quebec, son of Robert Bourassa
  • François Bourassa (1813-1898), Canadian farmer and politician who represented Saint-Jean in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1896
  • Jocelyne Bourassa CM (b. 1947), former Canadian professional golfer on the LPGA Tour
  • Robert Bourassa (1933-1996), Canadian political leader, three time Premier of 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. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Bourassa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bourassa 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 February 2017 at 07:56.

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