Babin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Babin family

The surname Babin was first found in Poitou, a part of Aquitane, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. [1]

The family was well established in the region of the Vienne 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. [2] Their chief domain was at Gieres.

Early History of the Babin family

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Babin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Babin, Babine, Bavin, Bavingh, Babinet, Baninett, Babinette and many more.

Early Notables of the Babin family (pre 1700)

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United States Babin migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Babin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Amant Babin, who was on record in Maryland in 1763
  • Anne Babin, who was on record in Baltimore, Maryland in 1763
  • Francoise Babin, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1763
  • Joseph Babin, who was on record in Oxford, Maryland in 1763
  • Nicolas Babin, who settled in South Carolina in 1763

Canada Babin migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Babin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Pierre Babin, son of André and Geneviève, who married Madeleine Richaume, daughter of Pierre and Marthe, in Montreal, Quebec on 21st August 1691 [3]
Babin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Pierre Babin, son of Michel and Michelle, who married Françoise Jalot, daughter of Jean and Marie-Antoinette, in Montreal, Quebec on 1st December 1707 [3]
  • René Babin, son of Nicolas and Marguerite, who married Madeleine Savoye, daughter of Germain and Marie, in Port-Royal, Quebec on 26th April 1711 [3]
  • Claude Babin, son of Charles and Madeleine, who married Catherine Dupuit, daughter of Martin and Marie, in Grand-Pré, Nova Scotia  on 14th November 1718 [3]
  • Louis Babin, son of Pierre and Madeleine, who married Marie Cicot, daughter of Jean and Madeleine, in Boucherville, Quebec on 6th November 1719 [3]
  • Pierre Babin, son of Pierre and Madeleine, who married Madeleine Turpin, daughter of Pierre and Charlotte, in Boucherville, Quebec on 4th April 1723 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Babin (post 1700) +

  • Rex Babin, American political cartoonist
  • Lucas Babin (b. 1979), American film and television actor
  • Jason Babin (b. 1980), American professional NFL football player
  • M. J. Babin Jr., American politician, Mayor of Port Arthur, Texas, 1954 [4]
  • Brian Babin, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 2nd District, 1996, 1998 [4]
  • Arsene Babin, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1906 [4]
  • Magali Babin (b. 1967), Canadian composer and performer of avant-garde electronic music
  • Stanley Babin (b. 1932), Latvian composer and pianist


  1. ^ Hozier, Charles D, and Antoine Bachelin-Delforenne. État présent De La Noblesse française (1883-1887): Contenant Le Distionnaire De La Noblesse Contemporaine Et Larmorial général De France, Dapres Les Manuscrits De Ch. D Hozier. Librairie Des Bibliophiles, 1884. Print.
  2. ^ Dionne, N.-E., Origine Des Familles Canadiennes-Français. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Print.
  3. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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