The surname Gouan was first found in Brittany where they held a family seat at Beauchêne, as a prestigious aristocratic family.
Important Dates for the Gouan family
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Gouan Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gouin, Gouan, Goin, Gouineau, Gouinaud, La Gouin and many more.
Early Notables of the Gouan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gouan family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mathurien Gouin arrived in Quebec from Poitou in 1660.