Burgoyne Family History

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Burgoyne Name Meaning

English: regional name for 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 West 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


Similar surnames: Bourgoin, Burgin, Buron, Burson, Burton, Burgner, Bryne, Burgy, Burge

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Burgoyne Family Origin

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Burgoyne Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    23%
  • Printer

    14%
  • Clerk

    9%
  • School Teacher

    9%

In 1881, the most common Burgoyne occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 23% of Burgoyne's were Fishermans. A less common occupation for the Burgoyne family was School Teacher. Fisherman, Printer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burgoyne.

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Burgoyne Historical Records

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Burgoyne Life Expectancy

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