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Gignac Early Origins



The surname Gignac was first found in Brittany.

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Gignac Spelling Variations


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Gignac Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gignac and others.

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Gignac Early History


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Gignac Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gignac research. Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gignac History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gignac Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gignac Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gignac 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 were:

Gignac Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • L Gignac, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

Gignac Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Marie Gignac, who was married in Quebec in 1739
  • Jacques Gignac married in 1741 in Batiscan, Quebec
  • Guillaume Gignac married in 1751 in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec
  • Catherine Gignac lived in Guyard in 1758
  • Marie-Anne Gignac married in Soulanges in 1762
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gignac Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Lazare Gignac was a miller in Portneuf in 1861
  • Laurent Gignac was a butcher in l'Assomption in 1871
  • Augustin Gignac was a hunter and farmer in Yamachiche in 1871
  • Hilaire Gignac was a carpenter in St-Emilie in 1871
  • Pierre Gignac was a farmer in Cap-Sante in 1871
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gignac (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gignac (post 1700)



  • André-Pierre Gignac (b. 1985), French professional football player
  • Fernand Gignac (1934-2006), French Canadian singer and actor
  • Marie Gignac CM, French Canadian two-time Genie Award-nominated actress
  • Marguerite Gignac, Canadian National Film Board executive
  • Jean-Paul Gignac, French Canadian industrial executive and lives in Shawinigan
  • Jacques Gignac, French Canadian man of letters and a diplomat, born in Shawinigan, Quebec, who lives in Ottawa
  • Francis T Gignac, author who wrote "A Grammar of the Greek Papyri of the Roman and Byzantine Periods"
  • Rodrigue Gignac, writer, and author of the novels "Suite..." and "Opale"

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Gignac Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    11. ...

    The Gignac Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gignac 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 23 November 2016 at 21:24.

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