Noble surnames, such as Bournival, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Bournival, 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.
Early Origins of the Bournival family
The surname Bournival was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family had been established in early times.
Early History of the Bournival family
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Bournival 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.
Early Notables of the Bournival family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bournival family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bournival Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- 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
Bournival Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Michel Bournival, born in 1753, who married Louis Bélanger in Yamachiche in 1777
Bournival Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Joseph Bournival, who married J. Aucoin in Saint-Barnabé in 1825
- Jean-Baptiste Bournival, who married M. Louise Matheau in Saint-Barnabé in 1829
Contemporary Notables of the name Bournival (post 1700)
- Colette Bournival, vice-president of the Banque Nationale de Paris in Montreal