The French surname Guillebault 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 Guillebault family
The surname Guillebault 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 Guillebault family
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Guillebault 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 Guillebault family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Guillebault family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Guillebault Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Suzanne Guillebault, who settled in Montreal from La Rochelle in 1659
- Suzanne Guillebault, who arrived in Montreal in 1659