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Early Origins of the Guignard family


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.

Early History of the Guignard family


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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.

Early Notables of the Guignard family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Guignard family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Guignard Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacques Guignard, who settled in Louisiana from La Rochelle in 1719
  • Jacques Guignard, aged 18, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Gabriel Guignard, who landed in South Carolina in 1741 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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, who landed in Canada in 1657
  • Pierre Guignard, son of Nicolas and Isabelle, married Jeanne Guilmet, daughter of Nicolas and Marie, in Saint-Jean-de-l'ìle-d'Orléans, Quebec on 28th February 1683 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.

Guignard Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jean-Baptiste Guignard, son of Pierre and Françoise, married Catherine Guyon, daughter of Claude and Catherine, in Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Quebec on 18th January 1717 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Augustin Guignard, son of Pierre and Jeanne, married Marie-Anne Nadeau, daughter of Jean-Baptiste and Marie-Anne, in Berthier, Quebec on 29th October 1720 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Pierre Guignard, son of Pierre and Jeanne, married Marie-Josephte Paré, daughter of Joseph and Marie-Madeleine, in Sainte-Anne, Quebec on 17th October 1722 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Noel Guignard, son of Pierre and Jeanne, married Marguerite Guimont, daughter of Joseph and Anne, in Sainte-Anne, Quebec on 18th February 1726 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Arthur-Laurent Guignard, son of Arthur and Madeleine, married Marie-Félicité Périllard, daughter of Nicolas and Jeanne, in Montreal, Quebec on 29th April 1737 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
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Contemporary Notables of the name Guignard (post 1700)


  • James Sanders Guignard, American politician, Postmaster at Columbia, South Carolina, 1798-1801 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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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Citations


  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. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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