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Early Origins of the Gorbett family


The surname Gorbett was first found in Savoy (French: Savoie) in the Rhône-Alpes region of the French Alps, where they held a family seat from the 12th century. One of the earliest records of the name was Gilles de Corbeil (ca. 1140-?), a French royal physician, teacher, and poet; and Peter of Corbeil (died 1222), a preacher and canon of Nôtre Dame de Paris, a scholastic philosopher and master of theology at the University of Paris, ca 1189.

Early History of the Gorbett family


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Gorbett Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Corbeil, Corbeile, Corbeille, Corbeill, Corbeile, Corbeyle, Corbail, Corbaille, Corbaille, Corbaill, Corbayle, Gorbeil, Gorbeile, Gorbeille, Gorbeill, Gorbeile, Gorbeyle, Gorbail, Gorbaile, Gorbaille, Gorbaill and many more.

Early Notables of the Gorbett family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gorbett family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francis Corbail, aged 36; who settled in New York in 1821. There were Corbeil's that settled in Rivières-des-Prairies during the 1700's and the records show the following marriages: André.

Contemporary Notables of the name Gorbett (post 1700)


  • Gretchen Gorbett (b. 1947), American actress, known for her work on The Rockford Files (1974), Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971) and Out of It (1969)
  • Glen Gorbett (1933-1993), American actor, known for his work on Route 66 (1960), Shenandoah (1965) and Chisum (1970)
  • Brady Gorbett (b. 1988), American Gotham Award nominated actor
  • John Gorbett (b. 1961), American two-time Golden Globe Award nominated actor, known for his work on Northern Exposure (1990), Raising Helen (2004) and United States of Tara (2009)
  • Joshua Gorbett, American co-founder of Colton, Clackamas County, Oregon

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