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Noble surnames, such as Berube, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Berube, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Lorraine. 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 Berube family originally lived at the town of Paresse or Parez, in the Lorraine. Although one would at first assume that the name is derived from the city of Paris, evidence suggests that the names of both the town in the Lorraine and the French capital are derived from a Gaulish tribe called the Parisii.

Berube Early Origins



The surname Berube was first found in Lorraine, where the family was established in early times.

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Berube Spelling Variations


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Berube Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bérulle, Bérullé, Bérullet, Bérulley, Bérubé, Bérubbé, Berrubé, Bérubée, Bérubbée, Bérubey, Bérubbey, Bérubet, Bérubbet, Bérubez, Bérubbez and many more.

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Berube Early History


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Berube Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Berube research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1575, 1588, 1629, 1658, and 1769 are included under the topic Early Berube History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Berube Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Berube Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable in the family name was Pierre de Bérulle (1575-1629), a French cardinal and the founder, along with Madame Acarie, of the order of Carmelites in France; Marin Berrubé...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Berube 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Berube Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Damien Bérubé, who was baptized in Rocquefort in 1647, who arrived in New France in 1671. He collaborated in the founding of the seigniory of la Bouteillerie, in Rivière-Ouelle. He married Jeanne Savonnet in 1679 in l'Islet, and they had seven children

Berube Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Auguste Bérubé was married in Quebec in 1799

Berube Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Anne Bérubé was married in Quebec in 1812

Berube Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Blanche Bérubé was married in Quebec in 1916
  • Georges Bérubé, a Trappist monk, was ordained in Quebec in 1928

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Contemporary Notables of the name Berube (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Berube (post 1700)



  • Michelle Berube (b. 1966), American actress and magician assistant, inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2004
  • Elizabeth "Liz" Safian Berube (b. 1943), American comic book artist, best known as a romance comics artist for DC Comics in the 1970s
  • Georgette B. Berube (1927-2005), American politician, Member of the Maine Senate (1984-1996)
  • Jacquelynn Berube (b. 1971), American weightlifter at the 2005 World Championships
  • Ryan Berube (b. 1973), American three-time gold medalist swimmer and Olympic Champion
  • Michael Bérubé (b. 1961), American professor and author
  • Allan Berube (1946-2007), American historian, researcher and activist
  • Mike Berube (b. 1988), Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman
  • Yves Bérubé (1940-1993), Canadian engineer, politician, 3rd Member of the Quebec National Assembly for Matane (1976-1985)
  • Léo Bérubé KC (1884-1967), Canadian lawyer and politician, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Témiscouata (1912-1916)
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    11. ...

    The Berube Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Berube 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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