The prestigious surname Barbauld originated in the beautiful and majestic region of Poitou in France. France was notorious for its eccentric kings, but it was revered for its contributions to European art and culture. The surname Barbauld originally came from the region of Poitou. It is a topographical name, which is a type of hereditary surname. Topographical surnames were taken from physical features or landmarks that the family lived near.
The surname Barbauld was first found in Poitou, where this ancient family was established in ancient times.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mr. Barbaud, his wife and his four children, who were established in New Orleans in 1732.