Barill History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The French name Barill first arose during the Medieval period in Normandy. It is derived from when the family lived in Normandy, where this family was established in ancient times. 
Directly translated, the French word "baril" means "barrel". Sources believe that the name was originally used as a nickname for a man that resembled the shape of a barrel. 
Early Origins of the Barill family
The surname Barill was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this family was established in ancient times. 
The family produced two councilors to the Parliament of Brittany and one bishop of Lucon, deceased in 1699. The branch of Barillot settled in l'Ile-de-France, Orléanais.
One member of the name Barillot, officer at the Grands Jours de Vendôme, registered his coats of arms in the Armorial of 1696. François Barillot registered his blazon in Paris.
Important Dates for the Barill family
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Barill Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Barillot, Barillon, Barille, Barile, Baril, Barillet, Bareil, Barilleau and many more.
Early Notables of the Barill family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Barill family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Baril who married in 1679; Marie Guillet. Philippe Bareil of Montreal, son of Mathurin and Marie Dalleye, who married Jeanne Cotreau in 1709. As well, Pierre Bareille lived in Montreal in 1709. Louis Baril married Anne-Charlotte Trotier in Batiscan in 1704.
Contemporary Notables of the name Barill (post 1700)
- Anthony Peter Barill, American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates; Defeated, 1974; Elected 2010, 2012 
- ^ Hozier, Charles D, and Antoine Bachelin-Delforenne. État présent De La Noblesse française (1883-1887): Contenant Le Distionnaire De La Noblesse Contemporaine Et Larmorial général De France, Dapres Les Manuscrits De Ch. D Hozier. Librairie Des Bibliophiles, 1884. Print.
- ^ Dauzat, Albert, Morlet, Marie-Thérèse, Dictionaire Étymologique des Noms et Prénoms de France. Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1987. Print.
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html