hereditary surnames in France were either patronymic surnames, derived from the father's given name, or metronymic names, derived from the mother's given name. Flaubert is derived from the Old French personal name Robert, which is composed of the Germanic elements "hrod," meaning "bright," and "berht," meaning "bright" or "famous."
Early Origins of the Flaubert family
family seat since the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Flaubert family
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Flaubert Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Robert, Robers, Robart, Roberte, Robertes, Robarte, Robartes, Robarts, Roberrt, Roberrs, Roberre, Robèrre, Robarres, Robarrs, Robarre, le Robert, le Robers, de Robert, de Robers and many more.
Early Notables of the Flaubert family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Flaubert family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Louis Robert settled in Quebec in 1665; Sylvain Robert settled there in 1756; Mathurin settled there in 1691; René settled there in 1773.
Contemporary Notables of the name Flaubert (post 1700)
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