The surname Arbous was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a
with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dijonnais and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arbous research.Another 118 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1813, 1519 and 1595 are included under the topic Early Arbous History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Arbault, Arbaut, Arbos, Harbaud, Harbo, Arbod, Arbou, Arboult, Arbout, Arbaud, Arboud, Arbaux, Arboux, Arbous, Arbaus, Harbaut, Arbois, Arboys, Arbot and many more.
Notable amongst the family at this time was Thoinot Arbeau (1519-1595), pen name of Jehan Tabourot, French author, best known for his Orchésographie, a study of late... Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arbous Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peeter Arbo, who came to Virginia in 1658; Jno Arbot, who settled in Virginia in 1671-1672; Marie Arbou, who settled in Quebec in 1753; Johanis Peter Arbos, who settled in New York in 1759.