Normandy. Their name is derived from the popular Norman given name William, which is composed of the elements will, meaning desire, and helm, meaning protection or strength.
Early Origins of the Guillaumard family
Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat and were conjecturally descended from the Comte D'Evroux, in the castle of Evreux. Guillemets, also called angle quotes, Latin quotation marks, or French quotation marks are named after Guillaume Le Bé (1525-1598), the French punchcutter and engraver
Early History of the Guillaumard family
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Guillaumard Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the name Guillaumard, including Guilaume, Guillaume, Guilaum, Guillamauax, Guillemot, Guillaumie, Guillaumes, Guillaumaud, Guillaumaut, Guillaumard, Guillaumart, De Guillaume and many more.
Early Notables of the Guillaumard family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Guillaumard family to the New World and Oceana
Immigration to New France was slow; therefore, early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Guillaumard has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Guillaumard were Mr. Guillaume arrived in Louisiana en 1756.
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