The French surname Guillebeau 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 Guillebeau family
The surname Guillebeau 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 Guillebeau family
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Guillebeau 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 Guillebeau family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Guillebeau family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Guillebeau (post 1700)
- Victoria P. Guillebeau, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1996, 1996 CITATION[CLOSE]
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