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France is the ancestral homeland of the prestigious surname Baillif. This majestic country was home to some of the most famous political dignitaries and cultural heroes in history. The surname Baillif is a nickname, which is a type of hereditary surname. The surname Baillif came from the Old French word bailiff, which referred to a person who was responsible for keeping order in a court of law.

Baillif Early Origins



The surname Baillif was first found in Poitou, in the region of the west of France, where this ancient family was renowned.

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Baillif Spelling Variations


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Baillif Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bayle, Lebailly, Aubailly (son of Bailly), Baillif, Baeyle, Bailly, Bailli, Lebaillif, Baillivet, Bayl, Baylet, Baylot, Beylet and many more.

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Baillif Early History


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Baillif Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baillif research. Another 763 words (54 lines of text) covering the years 1310, 1467, 1488, 1553, 1571, 1789, 1793, 1809, and 1811 are included under the topic Early Baillif History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Baillif Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Baillif Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Baillif Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Claude Bailly and Joseph Bailly, who were established in Louisiana in 1726. Vivien Bailly, a sail maker, was established in Louisiana with his wife and child in 1727..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Baillif Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Baillif 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.

    This page was last modified on 29 July 2013 at 12:09.

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