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Multiple Origins for the Surname Bourguignon


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.

Bourguignon Early Origins



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.

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Bourguignon Spelling Variations


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Bourguignon Spelling Variations



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.

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Bourguignon Early History


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Bourguignon Early History



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.

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Bourguignon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bourguignon Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bourguignon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bourguignon (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Louis Bourguignon (1880-1957), French General Officer Commanding Tanks, 2nd Army [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Louis Bourguignon. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Bourguignon/Louis-Ferdinand/France.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Louis Bourguignon. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Bourguignon/Louis-Ferdinand/France.html

Other References

  1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. 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. 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. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  11. ...

The Bourguignon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bourguignon 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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