Origins Available: French
Noble surnames, such as Bardot, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Bardot, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Perigord. In France, hereditary surnames
were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Bardot family derived their surname from the place-name Bardot, a place in Perigord.
Early Origins of the Bardot family
The surname Bardot was first found in Périgord, where this ancient family held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Bardot family
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Bardot Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bardon, Bardone, Bardo, Bardot, Bardoe, Bardos, Bardau, Bardaux, Barddon, Barddone, Barddo, Barddot, Barddoe, Barddos, Barddau, Barddaux, Bardont, Barddont, Bardons, Barddons, de Bardon, de Bardone, de Bardo, de Bardot, de Bardoe, de Bardos, de Bardau, de Bardaux, de Barddon, de Barddone, de Barddo, de Barddot, de Barddoe, de Barddau and many more.
Early Notables of the Bardot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bardot family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Bardon settled in Philadelphia in 1764; Jean Bardon settled in Louisiana in 1758; Johann Georg Bardau, aged 23; settled with his wife Catharina Widmayer, in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, in 1752..
Contemporary Notables of the name Bardot (post 1700)
- Brigitte Barbot (b. 1934), French former fashion model, actress and singer, and animal rights activist