Origins Available: French-Alt
The surname Harbelot comes ultimately from a Germanic personal (first) name, composed of the elements "hari," meaning "army" and "behrt," meaning "illustrious." Saint Haribert was the archbishop of Cologne circa. 1000, and versions of Harbelot became a popular given name amongst the French nobility.
Early Origins of the Harbelot family
The surname Harbelot was first found in Normandy
, where Harbelot families were the Lords (seigneurs) of Plaigniere and of Beauvoir. This branch of the family came from England
in the 15th century and were given these lands by King Richard of England
. It it thought that other branches no doubt pre-dated the Harbelot family that came from England.
Early History of the Harbelot family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harbelot research.Another 107 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1548, 1604, 1627, 1666, and 1725 are included under the topic Early Harbelot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Harbelot Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hebert, Harbert, Herbert, Herbot, Harbelot and others.
Early Notables of the Harbelot family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Louis Hébert (d. 1627), the French pioneer who came to Quebec in 1604 and is generally considered to have been the first permanent settler in Canada. Francis Hébert (d. 1725), was a priest at Versailles, who... Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Harbelot Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Harbelot family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the aforementioned Louis Hébert, who came to Canada in 1604 and is generally considered to have been the first permanent settler in Canada. He married Marie Rolet in Paris in 1602.