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Bouvens Early Origins



The surname Bouvens was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been traced back to ancient times.

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Bouvens Spelling Variations


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Bouvens Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bouvens, Bouven, Bouvon, Bouvons, Boutven, Boutvens, Boutvon, Boutvons, Bouvant, Buvens, de Bouvens, des Bouvens and many more.

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Bouvens Early History


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Bouvens Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bouvens research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1306, 1320, 1511, 1606 and 1769 are included under the topic Early Bouvens History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bouvens Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bouvens Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bouvens 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: Louis Bouvet settled in New York State in 1775; Sophia Boven settled in New York City in 1846; Arni Eli Bovet settled in Philadelphia in 1860.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Plus n'est possible
Motto Translation: More is possible


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. 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. 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.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Bouvens Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bouvens 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 31 March 2014 at 11:16.

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