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Noble surnames, such as Bournisien, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Bournisien, 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.

Bournisien Early Origins



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

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Bournisien Spelling Variations


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Bournisien 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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Bournisien Early History


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Bournisien Early History



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

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Bournisien Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bournisien Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bournisien 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. 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).
    2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Bournisien Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bournisien 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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