The surname Heberd 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 Heberd became a popular given name amongst the French nobility.
Early Origins of the Heberd family
The surname Heberd was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where Heberd 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 Heberd family that came from England.
Early History of the Heberd family
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Heberd Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hebert, Harbert, Herbert, Herbot, Harbelot and others.
Early Notables of the Heberd family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Louis Hébert (c.
1575-1627), the French pioneer who came to Quebec in 1604 and is generally considered to have been the first permanent settler in Canada and considered to be the first Canadian apothecary; Francis Hébert (d. 1725), was a priest... Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heberd Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Heberd family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Heberd Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Robert Heberd, who arrived in Salem, Massachusetts in 1636 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)