labarre History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The labarre 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.
Early Origins of the labarre family
The surname labarre 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.
Early History of the labarre family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our labarre research. Another 123 words (9 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 labarre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
labarre Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Barre, Barré, LaBarre, de La Barre and others.
Early Notables of the labarre family (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 Barre (1622-1688), Governor of...
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labarre migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
labarre Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Maurice Labarre, who arrived in New York in 1795 
Contemporary Notables of the name labarre (post 1700) +
- Théodore Labarre (1805-1870), French harpist, composer, conductor, awarded the Legion of Honor in 1862
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)