Origins Available: French-Alt
The surname Herbot 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 Herbot became a popular given name amongst the French nobility.
Early Origins of the Herbot family
The surname Herbot was first found in Normandy
, where Herbot 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 Herbot family that came from England.
Early History of the Herbot family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Herbot research.Another 107 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1548, 1604, 1627, 1666, and 1725 are included under the topic Early Herbot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Herbot Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hebert, Harbert, Herbert, Herbot, Harbelot and others.
Early Notables of the Herbot 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 Herbot Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Herbot 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.