The Caban surname is derived from the Old French word "cabane," which meant 'hut'. The name was probably first born by someone who lived in a rough or temporary dwelling. There are a number of places in France named for this word.
The surname Caban was first found in Languedoc.
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of this family name include: Cabane, Cabanes, Cabanne, Cabanès, Cabannais, Cabannié, Cabagnol, Cabanel, Cabanon, Cabanot, Caban, Cabanis and many more.
Notable amongst the family name at this time was Jean-Bathazard Cabanes, who was bishop of Vence in 1651; Claude de Cabanet was bishop in 1695; Pierre-Jean-Georges Cabanis was a man of letters in Cosnac in 1757; Bernard Cabanon was a politician in 1766; Emile Cabanon, often referred to as a romantic... Another 126 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Caban Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.