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Mourier Early Origins



The surname Mourier was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this noble family has held a family seat since very early times.

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Mourier Spelling Variations


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Mourier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Moyria, Mourier, Moiria, Moyrias, Moirias, Moyriat, Moiriat, Moyriats, Moiriats, Moyriad, Moiriad, Moyriads, Moiriads, de Moyria and many more.

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Mourier Early History


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Mourier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mourier research. Another 320 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1110, 1220, 1366, 1377, 1452, 1570, 1675, and 1788 are included under the topic Early Mourier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mourier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mourier Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mourier 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:

Mourier Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jean Mourier, who landed in Canada in 1757

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mourier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mourier (post 1700)




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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Invia virtuti nulla est via
Motto Translation: No way impassable to virtue.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Mourier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mourier 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 6 May 2015 at 10:49.

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