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Noble surnames, such as Bournavaut, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Bournavaut, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Picardy. 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.

Bournavaut Early Origins



The surname Bournavaut was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family had been established in early times.

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Bournavaut Spelling Variations


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Bournavaut Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bournival, Bournivalle, Bournivau, Bournivaux, Bournivaulx, Bournivault, Bournivaut, Bourniveau, Bourniveaux, Bournaval, Bournavalle, Bournavau, Bournavaux, Bournavaulx, Bournavault, Bournavaut, Bournaveau, Bournaveaux, Bournazel, Bournilhas, Bourniquel, Bournisien, Bournisienne, Bournonville and many more.

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Bournavaut Early History


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Bournavaut Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bournavaut research. Another 297 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1675, 1698, 1760, 1780, 1843 and 1805 are included under the topic Early Bournavaut History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bournavaut Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bournavaut Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bournavaut 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 or some of its variants were: François Bournival dit le Picard, who settled in New France, where he married Angélique Boisverd at Forges de St-Maurice, in Trois-Rivières in 1751; Michel Bournival, born in 1753.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Bournavaut Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bournavaut 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 2 July 2013 at 15:03.

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