Gouin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gouin family

The surname Gouin was first found in Brittany where they held a family seat at Beauchêne, as a prestigious aristocratic family.

Early History of the Gouin family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gouin research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1671 and 1903 are included under the topic Early Gouin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gouin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gouin, Gouan, Goin, Gouineau, Gouinaud, La Gouin and many more.

Early Notables of the Gouin family (pre 1700)

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United States Gouin migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gouin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Claude Gouin, aged 41, who landed in Louisiana in 1718-1724 [1]

Canada Gouin migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gouin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Mr. François Gouin, French settler travelling to Canada for work arriving on 16th April 1642 [2]
  • Mr. Laurent Gouin, French settler travelling to Canada to work for François Peron, arriving on 10th April 1657 [2]
  • Mr. Mathurin Gouin, French settler travelling to Canada to work for François Peron, arriving on 10th April 1657 [2]
  • Laurent Gouin, aged 20, who landed in Canada in 1657
  • Mathurin Gouin, aged 22, who arrived in Canada in 1657
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Gouin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Joseph Gouin, son of Mathurin and Marie-Madeleine, who married Marguerite Roy, daughter of Michel and Françoise, in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade, Quebec on 6th July 1701 [3]
  • Sébastien Gouin, son of Pierre and Marie, who married Louise De Rainville, daughter of Jean and Élisabeth, in Montreal, Quebec on 1st December 1703 [3]
  • Pierre Gouin, son of Mathurin and Marie-Madeleine, who married Marie-Anne Quatresous, daughter of Damien and Nicolas, in Batiscan, Quebec on 5th February 1705 [3]
  • Louis Gouin, son of Mathurin and Marie-Madeleine, who married Jeanne Marchand, daughter of Alexis and Marie-Catherine, in Batiscan, Quebec on 12th February 1720 [3]
  • Daniel Gouin, son of Sébastien and Louise, who married Marie-Madeleine Le Valois, daughter of Jacques and Marguerite, in Sorel, Quebec on 26th April 1735 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Gouin (post 1700) +

  • William Gouin, American politician, Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Dover 2nd Ward, 1948 [4]
  • Félix Gouin (1884-1977), French Socialist politician
  • Paul Gouin (1898-1976), Quebec politician
  • Lomer Gouin (1861-1929), Quebec politician, former Premier
  • Léon Mercier Gouin (1891-1983), Quebec lawyer and politician


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from https://lebloguedeguyperron.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/130-liste-des-contrats-dengagement-pour-la-nouvelle-france-releves-a-la-rochelle-entre-1634-et-1679/
  3. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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