Noble surnames, such as Cayer, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Cayer, which is a
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Picardy. In France,
were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread.
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cayer research.Another 130 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1380, 1425, 1454, 1554, 1559, 1562, 1572, 1636, 1645, 1650, 1658, 1664, 1673, 1688, 1696, 1780, 1811, 1825, and 1864 are included under the topic Early Cayer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Cail, Calhau, Caillou, Cailloux, Caillouet, Caillaret, De Caillaret, Caillette, Callier, Caillé, Caillot, Caillet, Caillat, Cailliat, Cailliot, Caillau, Caillaud, Caillaux, Cailleaux, Caillard, Cailleteau, Cailleton, Caillotin, Caille, la Caille, Caill, Caillebot, Caillemer, Cayer, Cayart, Caye, Cayeu, Cayeux and many more.
Notable amongst the family name at this period was Jean Cayart, born in La Capelle in 1645 who was an engineer; the Caillau family produced two principal county magistrates of Mans in 1658 and 1664, councilors of this city, three lawyers at the Parisian parliament, and many officers; the name Caillaux... Another 170 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cayer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.