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The labarr surname is thought to evolve from the Old French words "barrer," or "barre" which have had a number of meanings. The reasons for surname to have evolved from the word are uncertain.

labarr Early Origins



The surname labarr was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where they have long been established; although families of this name have no doubt emerged in many departments of France.

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labarr Spelling Variations


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labarr Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Barre, Barré, LaBarre, de La Barre and others.

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labarr Early History


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labarr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our labarr research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1585, 1667, 1793, 1855, 1647, 1621, 1686, 1675, 1745, 1622, 1688, 1682, 1685, 1675, 1744, 1745 and 1766 are included under the topic Early labarr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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labarr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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labarr Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this period was Blessed Nicolas Barré (1621-1686), a French Minim Priest, founder of the Infant Jesus Sisters; Michel de la Barre ( c. 1675-1745), a French composer and renowned flautist known as being the first person to publish solo flute music; Joseph-Antoine le Fèbvre de La...

Another 59 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early labarr Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charlotte Barre, who was on record in Quebec in 1639; Capitaine De la Barre, who settled in Montreal in 1644; Catherine Barre, one of the "Filles du Roi" orphans sent to Quebec in 1663.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The labarr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The labarr Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 12 April 2016 at 08:16.

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