local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Picardy. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.
Early Origins of the Cayer family
Early History of the Cayer family
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Cayer Spelling Variations
Spelling variations 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.
Early Notables of the Cayer family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cayer family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cayer Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Cayer Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Cayer (post 1700)
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