The name Chabrol was derived from the Old French word "chevre," which derives in turn from the Latin "capra," which means "goat." As a surname, Chabrol was generally though to have been an occupational
name for a goatherd.
Early Origins of the Chabrol family
The surname Chabrol was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the ancestors of the family dates back to the last years of the Holy Roman Empire.
Early History of the Chabrol family
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Chabrol Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Chevrier, Chevriers, Chevrierre, Chevriere, Chevrierres, Chevrieres, Chefrier, Chefriers, Chefrierre, Chefriere, Chefrierres, Chefrieres, Cheveron, Chevrion, Cheverone, Chevrione, Chevrionn, Chevrionne, Cheveronn, Cheveronne, Cheverier, Cheveriers, Chevrior, Chevriors, Chevriorre and many more.
Early Notables of the Chabrol family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chabrol family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Chevrier who married Madelaine Cholet in 1761 at Pte-Claire.