The history of the labarthe family name begins in the German province of Bavaria
. labarthe is a nickname
surname, a class of German names derived from "eke-names," or added names, that described people by a personal characteristic or other attribute. labarthe is a name for a bearded person, derived from the old German word "Bardo," which means "bearded one." Barthe, a variant of the name, is a French local
name for someone who lived on a piece of land overgrown with bushes or shrub.
Early Origins of the labarthe family
The surname labarthe was first found in Bavaria
, where the name became noted for its many branches with the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the family became a power unto itself and they were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the labarthe family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our labarthe research.Another 333 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1800, 1210, 1311, 1810, 1587, 1658, 1650, 1702, 1735, 1809, 1821 and 1865 are included under the topic Early labarthe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
labarthe Spelling Variations
Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia
. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations
of labarthe include Barth, Bartmann, Bart, Barthe and others.
Early Notables of the labarthe family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the name labarthe in this period include Kaspar von Barth (1587-1658), who was a very learned and respected philologist in Brandenburg. Jean Bart (1650-1702), was Belgium-born, French sailor who served the French crown as naval commander and privateer. Christian Samuel Barth (1735-1809)... Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early labarthe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the labarthe family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name labarthe or a variant listed above:
labarthe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Emilio Labarthe, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1869 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)
Contemporary Notables of the name labarthe (post 1700)
- André S. Labarthe (1931-2018), French actor, film producer and director