Normandy. It is derived from when the family having lived at Cairon in Calvados, which was in Normandy.
Early Origins of the Carot family
Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of Cairon in Calvados, in the arrondissement of Caen, in the canton of Creully. Guillaume de Caron is the first on record, living in 1086 and Eudo, his father, is mentioned as living in Cairon at some unknown time before him. Cairon is 15 km southeast of Ryes.
Early History of the Carot family
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Carot Spelling Variations
Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Carot is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Caron, Cairon, Carron, Carone, Caronne, Carot, Caraud, Careau, Carreau, Carow, Carou, Carrou, Carous, Carrous, Caroux, Charon, Charron, Charone, Charonne, Charou, Charous, Charoux, Le Caron, Lecaron, Lecharon and many more.
Early Notables of the Carot family (pre 1700)
Renaissance composer; Antoine Caron (1521-1599), French master glass maker, illustrator; François...
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Migration of the Carot family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Carot has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Carot were Eric Charron, hockey player, Montreal Canadiens; Robert Caron, who settled on the Coast of Beaupré in Quebec in 1636; and married Marie Crevet in 1637.
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