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Where did the French Carbona family come from? What is the French Carbona family crest and coat of arms? When did the Carbona family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Carbona family history?The name Carbona was first seen in France in the area called Gascogne. It was a name for a person with dark hair or a dark complexion. Looking back further, we find the name Carbona was originally derived from the Latin word "carbonis," which means charcoal.
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Carbona include Carbonnel, Carbonel, Carbonelle, Carbonèle, Charbonnel, Charbonel, Charbonelle, Charbonèle, Carbonell, Carbonnell, Charbonell, Charbonnell, Carbonnèle, Charbonèle, Charbonnèle, Charbonnel, Charbonnelle, Charbonal, Carbonal, Charbonale, Carbonale, Charbonnal, Carbonale, Charbonall, Carbonall, Carbonnale, Carbonalle and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carbona research. Another 325 words(23 lines of text) covering the years 1300 and 1321 are included under the topic Early Carbona History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Immigration to New France was slow; therefore, early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Carbona has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Carbona were J. Carbonel, aged 40, who settled in New Orleans in 1823; C. Carbonel settled in San Francisco, California, in 1850; Anthony Carbonel settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1841.
The Carbona Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carbona Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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