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Biard Early Origins



The surname Biard was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of the Somme and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. Their history begins in the 10th century.

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Biard Spelling Variations


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Biard Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Byerts, Byard, Biard, Byhard, Bihard, Bicard, Bigard and many more.

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Biard Early History


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Biard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Biard research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1567, 1622 and 1613 are included under the topic Early Biard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Biard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Biard Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Biard 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:

Biard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Leon Biard, who arrived in Mississippi in 1889

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Contemporary Notables of the name Biard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Biard (post 1700)



  • Captain Forrest R. "Tex" Biard (1912-2009), American codebreaker and ling Uist during WWII
  • Auguste Francois Biard (1799-1882), French genre painter
  • Francois-Auguste Biard (1799-1882), French Painter
  • Joel Biard, Professor at the university François-Rabelais in the department of Philosophy

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Biard Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Biard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Biard 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.

    This page was last modified on 30 March 2015 at 00:54.

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