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Guignard Early Origins



The surname Guignard was first found in Brittany, anciently known as Armorica is a historic region of Northern France, where bearers of the Guignard surname have been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The seal of Guignard with its three chevrons is on record from 1340, when they were the "Seingeurs" of Chalonge, de Kernisaël. Bearers of this name were well also well established in the region of Dol, where several members of the family distinguished themselves.

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Guignard Spelling Variations


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Guignard Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Guignard, Guigne, Guignet, Guignon, Guignier, Guigniard, Guigneux, Guignnard, Guignot, Guignardeau, Guignardaye and many more.

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Guignard Early History


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Guignard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guignard research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1647, 1715, 1815, and 1830 are included under the topic Early Guignard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guignard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guignard Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Guignard 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:

Guignard Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacques Guignard, who came to Louisiana from La Rochelle in 1719
  • Jacques Guignard, aged 18, arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Gabriel Guignard, who landed in South Carolina in 1741

Guignard Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Guignard of Chavagnes-En-Paillers, Poitou, who arrived in Quebec in 1657 as an indentured immigrant, and was married Feb 28, 1683 in Saint-Jean, Isle d'Orléans
  • Pierre Guignard, aged 32, landed in Canada in 1657

Guignard Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Françoise Guignard of Barbieres, Dauphine, who was married in Québec in 1756

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guignard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guignard (post 1700)



  • James Sanders Guignard, American politician, Postmaster at Columbia, South Carolina, 1798-1801
  • Emmanuel Louis Marie Guignard (1789-1881), Vicomte de Saint-Priest, was a French politician and diplomat
  • Alexis Guignard (1805-1851), Vicomte de Saint-Priest, was a French diplomat and historian
  • Charlene Guignard (b. 1989), French ice dancer
  • Christelle Guignard (b. 1962), retired French alpine skier
  • Léon Guignard (1852-1928), French botanist
  • André Guignard, Swiss engineer and watchmaker

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Guignard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guignard 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 20 January 2016 at 10:26.

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