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Bourdeau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The history of the Bourdeau family goes back to the Medieval landscape of southern France, to a region known as Languedoc. It is derived from the family living in Languedoc.

Early Origins of the Bourdeau family


The surname Bourdeau was first found in Languedoc.

Early History of the Bourdeau family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bourdeau research.
Another 128 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1413, 1516, 1521, 1526, 1543, 1561, 1750, 1762, 1770, 1824, 1848, 1852, and 1861 are included under the topic Early Bourdeau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bourdeau Spelling Variations


There were a great number of spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Bourdage, Bordage, Bourdages, Bourda, Bourdac, Bourdan, Bourdon, Bourdet, Bourdier, Bourderie, Bourdillot, Bourdillon, Bourdeille, Bourdeau, Bourdeaux, Bourdelle, Bourdette, Bourdarias, Bourdeu, Bourdales and many more.

Early Notables of the Bourdeau family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name at this time was Gilbert Bourdeaux, a priest in 1750. Pierre-Alpinien-Bertrand Bourdeau was a man of politics who, born in 1770 in Haute-Vienne (Rochechouart), became a lawyer and took part in the first revolutionary movements. Mayor of Lomoges under the Empire, he was elected deputy and...
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Migration of the Bourdeau family to the New World and Oceana


By 1643 there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Since immigration was slow, early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Bourdeau has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Bourdeau were

Bourdeau Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacques Bourdeau, who arrived in America in 1796 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James Bourdeau, who arrived in America in 1796 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Bourdeau Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Leonard L. Bourdeau, aged 33, who landed in America from Clermont Ferrand, France, in 1907
  • Marie CH. Bourdeau, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Clermont Ferrand, France, in 1907
  • Henri Bourdeau, aged 1, who settled in America from Clermont Ferrand, France, in 1907
  • Henri Bourdeau, aged 1, who landed in America from Clermont Ferrand, France, in 1907
  • Marie Ch. Bourdeau, aged 27, who emigrated to America from Clermont Ferrand, France, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bourdeau Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Andre Bourdeau, who married in 1765 in St. Philippe, Quebec

Contemporary Notables of the name Bourdeau (post 1700)


  • Brigadier-General François Bourdeau (1882-1953), French Commanding Officer during World War II [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) François Bourdeau. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Bourdeau/Fran%C3%A7ois-Robert/France.html
  • Jean Bourdeau (1848-1928), French writer, and translator
  • Pierre Alpinien Bertrand Bourdeau (1770-1845), French Politician, Minster of Justice in 1829
  • Marc Bourdeau, Canadian pianist, chamber musician and accompanist
  • Alexandre Bourdeau (b. 1978), Quebec politician, member of the provincial legislature
  • Yvan JP Bourdeau, Canadian banking executive, President and Chief Operating Officer of BMO Nesbitt Burns (Bank of Montreal) from 1999

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) François Bourdeau. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Bourdeau/Fran%C3%A7ois-Robert/France.html

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