Last name: BOURDON

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BOURDON : This last name is indexed 724,173 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BOURDON : French:: 1: 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).2: habitational name from (Le) Bourdon the name of several places in various parts of France.

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