The surname Heberte 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 Heberte became a popular given name amongst the French nobility.
Early Origins of the Heberte family
The surname Heberte was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where Heberte 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 Heberte family that came from England.
Early History of the Heberte family
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Heberte Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hebert, Harbert, Herbert, Herbot, Harbelot and others.
Early Notables of the Heberte 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 Heberte Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Heberte 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.