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Last name: Bourgard

Dossier: 697534
Language of the text: English
Nobility: Nobles - Patricians - Knights - Lords
Nobles in:France
Variations Last name: Bourcard,Burckhardt

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Bourgard
Variations Last name: Bourcard,Burckhardt


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Nobility crown BourgardAncient and noble French family, of clear and ancestral virtue, with several branches in Belgium, Luxemburg, Swiss and Germany, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. Originally known as Bourgard or Bourcard, the family name was in time also transcribed as Burckhardt. We actually have reason to believe that this was the family's original surname and that therefore it is actually a branch of the illustrious Burckhardt House, a family of the Basel patriciate that descends from Christoph (Stoffel) Burckhardt (1490–1578), a merchant in cloth and silk originally from Münstertal, Black Forest, who received Basel citizenship in 1523, and became a member of the Grand Council of Basel-Stadt in 1553. Christoph Burckhardt married Ottilie Mechler in 1518 and in 1539 Gertrud Brand, daughter of Basel mayor Theodor Brand. There are six lines of the Burckhardt family, from the six sons born of Christoph's second marriage. Branches of this family were ...
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Blazon Bourgard
Variations Last name: Bourcard,Burckhardt

Coat of arms of family Bourcard

1° Coat of arms of family Bourcard
Language of the text: English

Or, a latin cross pattèe, sable, interlaced by an S od the same; tressure (or bordure) sable. Crest: a pair of wings conjoined sable and or.

Coat of arms of family Bourcard, Bourgard or Burckhardt Source: "Armorial Général par J.B.Rietstap".

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Coat of arms of family Bourgard

2° Coat of arms of family Bourgard
Language of the text: English

Azure, a fleur-de-lys or between two crescents of the same.

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