Beretins History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname Beretins. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin.They derive from the language of the Visigoths, who controlled France between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. This surname is derived from the ancient Germanic given name Bertram, which is composed of the elements berht, which means bright, and hrabn, which means raven.
Early Origins of the Beretins family
The surname Beretins was first found in Lorraine, where the family has been traced from ancient times. During the family's early history, they grew, prospered and became a very extensive family, having expanded to several regions in France. It also produced a fair number of family branches. Among the noted family members were: Aimé Bertin, an Attorney at the Parliament of Lyon and Magistrate of the same city from 1734 to 1735; and François Bertin du Villars, of the King's Horseman guards, who was made an Attorney at the Parliament of Lyon and Magistrate of the same city from 1771 to 1772.
Early History of the Beretins family
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Beretins Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bertin, Bertine, Bertain, Bertaine, Bairtin, Bairtine, Bairtain, Bairtaine, Beretin, Beretine, Beretain, Beretaine, Bertind, Bertinde, Bertaind, Bertainde, Bertins, Bairtins, Beretins, Bertinds, de Bertin, du Bertin, Berton and many more.
Early Notables of the Beretins family (pre 1700)
Notable in the family name was Louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon (c. 1541-1615), a French soldier, called the man without fear and, by Henry IV; Claude Bertin...
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Migration of the Beretins family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: François Bertin left Ile-de-France and settled in Quebec in 1741; Bernard Bertin left Languedoc and settled in Québec in 1670; Jacques Berton left Saintonge and settled in Qué.