Guignier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Guignier family

The surname Guignier was first found in Brittany, anciently known as Armorica is a historic region of Northern France, where bearers of the Guignier 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 Guignier family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guignier research. Another 110 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1647, 1715, 1815, and 1830 are included under the topic Early Guignier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Guignier 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 Guignier family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Guignier family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Françoise Guignard of Barbieres, Dauphine, who was married in Québec in 1756; Pierre Guignard of Chavagnes-En-Paillers, Poitou, who arrived in Quebec in 1657 as an indentured immigrant, and was married Feb 28.



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