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The surname is one of the most ancient names that came Medieval French society. It was a Norman name for a person who was a barber having derived from the Old French word barbe, meaning whisker and it refers to a person who was in the business of cutting hair and shaving men's beards. In some cases the name may have also been derived from a nickname for a man with a heavy beard.

Barbier Early Origins



The surname Barbier was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Barbier Spelling Variations


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Barbier Spelling Variations



History has changed the spelling of most surnames. During the early development of the French language in the Middle Ages, a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there spelling variations of the name Barbier, some of which include Barbier, Barbbier, le Barbier, la Barbier, de Barbier, Barbierre, Barbière, Barbiere, la Barbière, la Barbierre, le Barbierre, Barrbier, Barrebier, Baurbier, Baurbierre and many more.

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Barbier Early History


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Barbier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barbier research. Another 431 words (31 lines of text) covering the years 1143, 1258, 1430, 1500, 1575, 1614, 1647, 1674, 1689, 1699, 1714, 1765, 1771, 1805, 1825, and 1882 are included under the topic Early Barbier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barbier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barbier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family in this period was Louis Barbier (1593-1670), known as Abbé de la Rivière, a French clergyman, Bishop of Langres in 1655 who made a fortune by...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Barbier 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



Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebe c. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. In 1793, the remaining French in these provinces came under British rule. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Barbier were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Barbier were

Barbier Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Claude Barbier, who landed in New York in 1653
  • Jacob France Barbier, who arrived in New York in 1662
  • Robert Barbier, who landed in Maryland in 1664

Barbier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Barbier, aged 19, landed in Louisiana in 1719
  • Jacques Barbier, who landed in Louisiana in 1719
  • M. Barbier, aged 20, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Jean Baptiste Barbier, who came to Louisiana in 1756

Barbier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Miss Barbier, who arrived in New Orleans in 1821
  • Maria Barbier, aged 27, landed in New Orleans, La in 1837
  • Magin Barbier, aged 21, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1838
  • Victor Barbier, aged 24, arrived in Missouri in 1849
  • John B. Barbier, who came to Philadelphia in 1879
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Barbier Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Gilbert Barbier, who landed in Montreal in 1642
  • Claude Barbier, aged 28, arrived in Canada in 1643

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Contemporary Notables of the name Barbier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Barbier (post 1700)



  • George Barbier (1865-1945), American actor who appeared in 88 titles, active from 1930-1945
  • Jean-François Thérèse Barbier, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Pierre Barbier, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • René Barbier (1891-1966), French silver medalist fencer at the 1928 Summer Olympics
  • Charles Adrien Casimir Barbier de Meynard (1826-1908), French historian and Orientalist
  • Alexandre Barbier (b. 1979), French professional footballer
  • Daniel Barbier (1907-1965), French astronomer who published nearly 100 scientific papers on astronomy from 1930 to 1965, eponym of the Barbier lunar crater
  • Philippe A. Barbier (1848-1922), French organic chemist, often considered the father of organometallic chemistry, eponym of the Barbier reaction and Barbier's theorem
  • George Barbier (1882-1932), French illustrator, considered to be one of the great French illustrators of the early 20th century
  • Henri Auguste Barbier (1805-1882), French poet and dramtist
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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    Other References

    1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Barbier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barbier 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 11 February 2015 at 14:19.

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