The name Barbeillon dates back to the days of Medieval France, in the region of Brittany
. It is derived from their residence in the place named Barbeau, in the province of Brittany.
Early Origins of the Barbeillon family
The surname Barbeillon was first found in Brittany
, where the lordship of Barbu was erected in 1696 in favor of Trévieux.
Early History of the Barbeillon family
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Barbeillon Spelling Variations
French surnames were subject to numerous spelling alterations depending on the region and time it was used. The early development of the French language relied heavily on borrowing elements and grammar from other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire
. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance
. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Barbeillon is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations
of the name include Barbu, Barbut, Barbuat, Barboux, Barbillet, Barbillon, Barbeillon, Barbin and many more.
Early Notables of the Barbeillon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Barbeillon family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year 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 Barbeillon 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 Barbeillon were André Barbou, son of Adrien and Cathrine Moquet, who married, in 1716; Marie Fouchard, daughter of Jean and Anthoinette Bertram. Mr. Barbe was established in Louisiana in 1727..