Brittany who was a cart driver. Tracing the origin of the name further, we found the name Charet was derived from the Old French word "charetier," which means "carter."
Early Origins of the Charet family
Brittany, where this illustrious family was anciently seated.
Early History of the Charet family
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Charet 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 Charet is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Charest, Charrest, Charet, Charret, Charets, Charrets, Charette, Charrette, Charettes, Charrettes, Charais, Charrais and many more.
Early Notables of the Charet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Charet 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 Charet 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 Charet were
Charet Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Charet Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Charet (post 1700)
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