The name Baillerget is a Norman name that is a part of the ancient legacy of the Medieval France. The proud name of Baillerget was used for a bald person. The surname Baillerget is derived from the Old Norse word bolle, and the Old English word ballede, both meaning ball. It was used as a reference to something round and smooth.
Early Origins of the Baillerget family
The surname Baillerget was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where the family established itself in ancient times.
Early History of the Baillerget family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baillerget research.Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1154, 1262, 1696, 1759, 1806 and 1891 are included under the topic Early Baillerget History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Baillerget Spelling Variations
The many different spellings of French surnames can be partially explained by the use of local
dialects and by the influence of other languages during the early development of the French language. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Baillerget is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations
of the name include Baillargeon, Baillergeon, Baillarger, Baillerger, Baillarget, Baillerget, Baillargean, Baillergean, Baillerg, Baillargé, Baillard, Baillardel, Baillart and many more.
Early Notables of the Baillerget family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Pierre Baillardel de Lareinty, one of the organizers of the colonies in the West Indies and a militia officer of the... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Baillerget Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Baillerget family to the New World and Oceana
France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North America. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Baillerget has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Baillerget were the branch Baillargeon, which was established in Canada through Jean, born in 1612 and married in 1659 in Quebec. He was the ancestor of a great archbishop of Quebec. Jacob Baillargeau settled in New York in 1701.