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Origins of surname

Bienvenu is French for 'welcome', and was originally a baptismal name for a child which was particularly welcomed by the family. It developed into a surname

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was There is only one baptism on record for the name in Jersey, for Louisa Mary, a foundling, who would have been welcomed into the hospital, or poorhouse, and baptised there


  • Bienvenu
  • Bienvenue, female equivalent, not known in Jersey

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Family trees


Great War service

  • Victor Francois Bienvenu (1887- ) (Gr) son of Edward and Clementine, Gunner, RFA


Occupation records


Family wills

These wills created by members of the family are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Bienvenu : Anne Marie , of The Limes Nursing Home, Green Street, St Helier - 24/Jul/1962 , 31/Jul/1965 , D/Y/B1/88/56
  • Bienvenu : August Louis , of 12, La Chasse, St Helier - 01/Nov/1966 , 01/Nov/1966 , D/Y/B1/101/50
  • Bienvenu : Jean Baptise , of Windsor House, St Lawrence Desire to be buried in St Matthew's Church Bequeaths £100 to Auguste Bienvenu, £100 to Ada Bienvenu, wife of Albert Le Miere Also bequeaths £100 to St Matthew's Church and desires that the interest is to pay for annual cleaning of his tomb - 28/May/1932 , 11/May/1949 , D/Y/B1/1/85
  • Bienvenu : Josephine Jeanne Marie , widow of Jean Francois Etienne, of St Clement Bequeaths to Anna May Etienne, wife of Gordon William St Clair Russell, the property called Crediton, St Clement; to John Francis Etienne, the property called Richmond, St Clement; to Blanche Anne Marie Etienne, wife of Cecil Kingsley Perkins, the property known as Llanelly, St Clement; to Francis Etienne, the farm house called Bellevue Farm, Mont a L'Abbe, St Helier; to Denis John Etienne, the house known as St Joseph's House, St Clement; to David Etienne, the farm house called Baudains Farm, St Clement; to Andre and Raymond Etienne, the two cottages called St Joseph's Cottages, St Clement - 24/Apr/1953 , 23/Jun/1954 , D/Y/B1/25/25
  • Bienvenu : Louisa Jeanne , of Sandybrook Hospital, St Peter and formerly of 93, Campbell Terrace, Rouge Bouillon, St Helier - 01/Dec/1963 , 02/Sep/1967 , D/Y/B1/111/14
  • Bienvenu : Pierre Francois , The Bungalow, Bel Royal - 04/Feb/1922 , 15/Oct/1931 , D/Y/A/92/21
  • Bienvenu : Victoire Francoise , of St Augustine's Home, New St John's Road, St Helier - 27/Jul/1976 , 27/Jul/1976 , D/Y/B1/244/5
  • Bienvenu : Victor Francois , of 68, La Collette Flats, St Helier and formerly of King's Farm, St Saviour - 16/Oct/1943 , 14/Apr/1969 , D/Y/B1/130/63


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