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The surname Berthier was first found in Ile-de-France, where the family held a family seat since early times.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Du Berthiaume, Du Berthiume, Du Berthioume, Du Berthiome, Bertiaume, Bertiume, Bertioume, Bertiome, Bairthiaume, Bairthiume, Bairthioume, Bairthiome, Bairtiaume, Bairtiume, Bairtioume, Bairtiome, Bertthiaume, Bertthiume, Bertthioume, Bertthiome, Berttiaume, Berttiume, Berttioume, Berttiome, Bairtthiaume, Bairtthiume, Bairtthioume, Bairtthiome, Bairttiaume, Bairttiume, Bairttioume, Bairttiome, Berthier and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Berthier research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1814 and 1816 are included under the topic Early Berthier History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 103 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Berthier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pierre Berthiaume, son of Pierre Berthiaume and Catherine Fauteux who married Marie Pépin, daughter of Robert and Isabelle Royer in 1725; Noel Berthiaume who married Marie-Joseph Augéard in 1725.
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Commilitoni victor caesar
Motto Translation: Comrade with the victors
The Berthier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Berthier 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.
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