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Bourgoin Family History

Bourgoin Name Meaning
French: regional name denoting someone from Burgundy (Old French Bourgogne), a region of eastern France having Dijon as its center. The area was invaded by the Burgundii, a Germanic tribe from whom it takes its name, in about ad 480. The duchy of Burgundy, created in 877 by Charles II, King of the Western Franks, was extremely powerful in the later Middle Ages, especially under Philip the Bold (1342–1404; duke from 1363).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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22,276 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
594 Military Records
745 Immigration Records
8,229 Census and Voter Lists
35,286 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bourgoin Families

  • Number of Bourgoin families
     23 - 44
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bourgoin families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bourgoin families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bourgoin Family Origin

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Bourgoin Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bourgoin

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Bourgoin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Bourgoin

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