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The name Burgoyne was carried to England in the enormous movement of people that followed the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Burgoyne family lived in Devon, where they held a family seat after the Norman Conquest of England in the 11th century.

Burgoyne Early Origins



The surname Burgoyne was first found in Devon, where they held a family seat after the Norman Conquest of England in the 11th century. The name originated in the region of Burgundy in France.

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Burgoyne Spelling Variations


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Burgoyne Spelling Variations



Multitudes of spelling variations are a hallmark of Anglo Norman names. Most of these names evolved in the 11th and 12th century, in the time after the Normans introduced their own Norman French language into a country where Old and Middle English had no spelling rules and the languages of the court were French and Latin. To make matters worse, medieval scribes spelled words according to sound, so names frequently appeared differently in the various documents in which they were recorded. The name was spelled Burgon, Burgoin, Burgunie, Burgoyne, Burgoyn, Burgoigne, Burgane, Burgin and many more.

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Burgoyne Early History


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Burgoyne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burgoyne research. Another 361 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1210, 1273, 1273, 1319, 1379, 1500, 1638, 1680, 1682, 1683, 1703, 1764, 1592, 1657 and 1645 are included under the topic Early Burgoyne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burgoyne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burgoyne Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Burgoyne 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



Because of this political and religious unrest within English society, many people decided to immigrate to the colonies. Families left for Ireland, North America, and Australia in enormous numbers, traveling at high cost in extremely inhospitable conditions. The New World in particular was a desirable destination, but the long voyage caused many to arrive sick and starving. Those who made it, though, were welcomed by opportunities far greater than they had known at home in England. Many of these families went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Burgoyne or a variant listed above:

Burgoyne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • G F Burgoyne, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • William Burgoyne, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1852
  • Percival Burgoyne, who arrived in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1886

Burgoyne Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Elizabeth Burgoyne, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1752

Burgoyne Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Susan Burgoyne arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "David Malcolm" in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) DAVID MALCOLM 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847DavidMalcolm.htm
  • J. Burgoyne arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John Woodall" in 1849

Burgoyne Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Alfred Burgoyne, aged 34, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blairgowrie" in 1875
  • Mary Burgoyne, aged 22, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blairgowrie" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Burgoyne (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Burgoyne (post 1700)



  • Sir John Burgoyne (1592-1657), 1st Baronet, an English politician
  • Sir Roger Burgoyne (1618-1677), 2nd Baronet, an English politician
  • William Burgoyne (b. 1942), English cricketer
  • James Burgoyne (b. 1980), former English cricketer
  • Thomas John Burgoyne (1775-1847), English amateur cricketer
  • Victoria Burgoyne (b. 1956), English actress
  • Montagu Burgoyne (1750-1836), English politician
  • Sir John Fox Burgoyne (1782-1871), English military engineer
  • John Burgoyne (1722-1792), English soldier
  • Michael Martin "Mike" Burgoyne (1951-2016), New Zealand rugby union player
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Burgoyne Historic Events


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Burgoyne Historic Events




HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Maxwell Aubrey Burgoyne (1916-1941), Australian Leading Steward from Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) DAVID MALCOLM 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847DavidMalcolm.htm

Other References

  1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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The Burgoyne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Burgoyne 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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