Cabanes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Cabanes 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.
Early Origins of the Cabanes family
The surname Cabanes was first found in Languedoc.
Early History of the Cabanes family
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Cabanes Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cabane, Cabanes, Cabanne, Cabanès, Cabannais, Cabannié, Cabagnol, Cabanel, Cabanon, Cabanot, Caban, Cabanis and many more.
Early Notables of the Cabanes family (pre 1700)
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 writer, has ironically only written one work: A Novel for Cooks, a rare and well-researched book which seems to reflect the author's own life. Prominent during the nineteenth century was Felix-André Caban, an architect born in Seine in...
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Migration of the Cabanes family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 50 immigrants of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Most settled in the nineteenth century, such as Edmond Cabana, a carpenter in Montreal in 1891.
Contemporary Notables of the name Cabanes (post 1700) +
- Marc Cabanes de Puymisson, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 
- Augustin Cabanes (1862-1928), French doctor, historian and author of numerous works of fiction and history
- Paco Cabanes Pastor (b. 1954), Spanish professional Valencian pilota player
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