Bourdon Family History
Bourdon Name Meaning
French:: nickname from Old French bourdon a word with several meanings from any or each of which the surname could have arisen: ‘pilgrim's staff’ denoting a pilgrim; ‘bumblebee’ denoting someone thought to resemble the insect in some way; and ‘bagpipes’ denoting a piper or pipe-maker. It is also found in England as a surname of Huguenot origin (compare Burden ). habitational name from (Le) Bourdon the name of several places in various parts of France.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022