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is a family name, which may refer to:
- Aleck Bourne
Aleck William Bourne was a prominent British gynaecologist and writer, known for his 1938 trial, a landmark case, for performing an illegal abortion on a 14-year-old girl rape victim. He later became an pro-life activist....
(1886-1974), British gynecologist and writer tried in a landmark 1938 case for an illegal abortion
- Ansel Bourne
Ansel Bourne was a famous 19th century psychology case due to his experience of a probable dissociative fugue. The case, among the first ever documented, remains of interest as an example of multiple personality and amnesia. Among the doctors who treated Bourne was William James.Bourne was an...
, 19th century American evangelical preacher, among the first documented cases of multiple personality and amnesia
- Benjamin Bourne
Benjamin Bourne was an American jurist and politician from Bristol, Rhode Island. He represented Rhode Island in the U.S. House of Representatives and served as a judge in both the federal district and federal appellate courts.Borurne was born in Bristol and graduated from Harvard College in 1775...
(1755-1808), American jurist and member of the House of Representatives for Rhode Island
- Bob Bourne
Robert Glen Bourne is a retired professional ice hockey centre who played for the New York Islanders and the Los Angeles Kings of the NHL between 1974 and 1988.-Playing career:...
(born 1954), National Hockey League player
- Daniel Bourne
Daniel Bourne is a poet, translator of poetry from Polish, editor, and professor of English at The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio, where he has taught since 1988. He teaches Creative Writing and poetry. He attended Indiana University where he received his B.A. in Comparative Literature and...
(born 1955), American poet and translator
- Evan Bourne, stage name of American professional wrestler Matt Sydal
- Francis Bourne
Francis Alphonsus Bourne was an English prelate of the Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Westminster from 1903 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1911.-Early life:...
(1861—1935), English prelate of the Catholic Church
- Frank Bourne
Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Edward Bourne OBE DCM was a decorated British soldier who participated in the defence of Rorke's Drift during the 1879 Anglo-Zulu War. He was also the last known survivor of the battle.-Early life:...
(1854-1945), British soldier and last known survivor of the Battle of Rorke's Drift
- George Bourne
George Bourne was a 19th-century American abolitionist and editor credited as the first public proclaimer of "immediate emancipation without compensation" of American slaves.-Life:...
(1780–1845), American abolitionist and editor
- Hugh Bourne
Hugh Bourne was the joint founder of Primitive Methodism, the largest offshoot of Wesleyan Methodism and, in the mid nineteenth century, an influential Protestant Christian movement in its own right.- Early life :...
(1772–1852), joint founder of Primitive Methodism, the largest offshoot of Wesleyan Methodism
- J. R. Bourne
David J.R. Bourne is a Canadian actor. He is perhaps best known in Canada for his appearance in a Molson I Am Canadian television commercial...
(born 1970), Canadian actor
- James Bourne
James Elliot Bourne is an English singer-songwriter and co-founder of pop bands Son of Dork and Busted. He is currently pursuing a solo career under the name Future Boy. His albums have sold over six million copies...
(born 1983), British singer-songwriter
- Jason Bourne
Jason Charles Bourne is a fictional character and the main protagonist in the novels of Robert Ludlum and subsequent film adaptations. He first appeared in the novel The Bourne Identity...
, fictional character created by Robert Ludlum
- John Bourne (artist) (born 1943), British artist and painter
- Jonathan Bourne, Jr. (1855-1940), U.S. Senator from Oregon
- Matthew Bourne
Matthew Bourne OBE is a British classical and contemporary ballet and dance choreographer.-Biography:Matthew Bourne was born in Hackney, London in 1960. He went to William Fitt and Sir George Monoux School in Walthamstow, London...
, British choreographer
- Nick Bourne
Nicholas Henry Bourne is a Welsh Conservative politician. He served as the Leader of the Welsh Conservative Party and as a member of the National Assembly for Wales for the Mid and West Wales electoral region from August 1999 until May 2011...
(born 1952), British politician
- Peter Bourne
Peter Bourne is a physician, anthropologist, biographer, author and international civil servant with experience in several senior government positions. He is currently chairman of the board of the American Association for World Health, and Professor and Vice Chancellor Emeritus at St...
(born 1939), anthropologist, writer, and civil servant
- Philip Bourne
Philip Eric Bourne is a professor of pharmacology at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego ....
- Possum Bourne (1956-2003), New Zealand rally car driver
- Randolph Bourne
Randolph Silliman Bourne was a progressive writer and "leftist intellectual" born in Bloomfield, New Jersey, and a graduate of Columbia University...
(1886-1918), American Progressivist writer and essayist
- Robert Bourne (developer)
Robert Bourne is a British property developer, entrepreneur and philanthropist who was born in London, UK. Over the past 30 years Bourne has amassed a vast property and leisure empire in London and France and has achieved wide recognition for his patronage of the dramatic arts with his wife,...
(born 1950), British property developer
- Samuel Bourne
Samuel Bourne was a British photographer known for his prolific seven years' work in India, from 1863 to 1870...
(1834-1912), British photographer of India
- Shae-Lynn Bourne
Shae-Lynn Bourne, MSC is a Canadian ice dancer. She and partner Victor Kraatz became the first North American ice dancing world champions in 2003. They competed at three Winter Olympic Games, placing 10th at the 1994 Winter Olympics, 4th at the 1998 Winter Olympics, and 4th at the 2002 Winter...
(born 1976), Canadian ice dancer
- Stephen R. Bourne
Steve Bourne is a computer scientist, originally from the United Kingdom and based in the US for most of his career. He is most famous as the author of the Bourne shell , which is the foundation for the standard command line interfaces to Unix....
, British born computer scientist who created the Bourne Shell in Unix