The French surname Guilbaud is thought to be derived from a Germanic personal name
composed of the elements "Wil," meaning will or desire and "Berht," meaning bright or famous.
Early Origins of the Guilbaud family
The surname Guilbaud was first found in Poitou where they held a family seat
in the Seigneurie of Guilbault, which was originally spelled Guillebeau. The Seigneurie originated in 1456, taking its name from the noble family in that district.
Early History of the Guilbaud family
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Guilbaud Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Guilbaud, Guilbault, Guillebault, Guilbeault, Guilbot, Guillebeau, Guilbeaux, Guilbeau, Guillebot, De Guilbault and many more.
Early Notables of the Guilbaud family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Guilbaud family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Guilbaud Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Joseph Guilbaud, aged 29, who arrived in St Pierre and Miquelon in 1767