Origins Available: French
Noble surnames, such as Bourguignon, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Bourguignon, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Burgoigne. 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. The Bourguignon family originally lived in the province of Burgoigne, known in the English speaking world as Burgundy.
Early Origins of the Bourguignon family
The surname Bourguignon was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where they held a family seat
as a noble family. They were Lords of the Manor of Nivernais from early recorded time.
Early History of the Bourguignon family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bourguignon research.Another 325 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1314, 1441, 1370, 1682, 1712, 1585, 1662, 1693 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Bourguignon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bourguignon Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bourgoin, Bourgoine, Bourgoing, le Bourgoing, Bourgoins, Bourgoines, Borgoin, Borgoine, Borgoing, le Borgoing, Bourgogne, Bourgognes, le Bourgogne, le Bourgognes, Borgognes, Borgogne, le Borgogne, le Borgognes, Bourgagne, Bourgagnes, Bourgone, Bourgones, Borgone, Borgones, Bourgon, Bourgons, Bourgonne, Bourgonnes, Borgon, Borgone, Borgonne and many more.
Early Notables of the Bourguignon family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Guillaume Le Borgoinne, Knight; Louis, Duke of Bourgogne, grandson of Louis XIV and father of Louis XV; François Bourgoing, theologian; and Louis Bourguignon (1693-1721), born Louis Dominique... Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bourguignon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Bourguignon family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bourguignon Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Mathieu Bourguignon who arrived in Canada in 1653
- Mathieu Bourguignon, who arrived in Canada in 1653
Contemporary Notables of the name Bourguignon (post 1700)
- Brigadier-General Louis Bourguignon (1880-1957), French General Officer Commanding Tanks, 2nd Army CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Louis Bourguignon. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Bourguignon/Louis-Ferdinand/France.html