composed of the elements "Wil," meaning will or desire and "Berht," meaning bright or famous.
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.
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of this family name include: Guilbaud, Guilbault, Guillebault, Guilbeault, Guilbot, Guillebeau, Guilbeaux, Guilbeau, Guillebot, De Guilbault and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles Guilbaut who arrived in Quebec in 1646 from Perche in southern Normandy; Jean Guilbert arrived in Quebec in 1668 from Picardy to the east of Normandy.