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Viens Early Origins



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

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Viens Spelling Variations


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Viens Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vienne, Viennes, Viene, Vienes, Vyenne, Vyennes, Vyene, Vyenes, Vien, Viens, Vyen, Vyens, Le Vienne and many more.

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Viens Early History


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Viens Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Viens research. Another 462 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1180, 1256, 1283, 1300, 1373, 1396, 1399, 1515, 1671, 1716, 1793, and 1809 are included under the topic Early Viens History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Viens Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Viens Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Viens 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:

Viens Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Viens, who landed in Louisiana in 1719

Viens Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Viens settled in Quebec in 1778

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Contemporary Notables of the name Viens (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Viens (post 1700)



  • Joseph-Marie Viens (1716-1809), French painter
  • Dominique Viens (b. 1967), Canadian politician
  • Mario Viens (b. 1955), Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender
  • Claude Viens (b. 1949), former Canadian handball player who competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. 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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Viens Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Viens 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 16 November 2015 at 00:38.

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