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Early Origins of the Labat family

The surname Labat was first found in Languedoc, in the south of France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Nimes and Toulouse and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Labat family

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Labat Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Labat, Labatt, Labate, Labatte, Labatx, Labats, Bat, Batt and many more.

Early Notables of the Labat family

Notable amongst the family name at this time was

  • the Labat family of Languedoc

Labat Ranking

In the United States, the name Labat is the 17,698th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Labat is ranked the 878th most popular surname with an estimated 5,832 people with that name. [2]

Migration of the Labat family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: including many of the name who migrated to the New World from the mid 17th century onward.

Contemporary Notables of the name Labat (post 1700) +

  • Brigadier-General Paul-René-Francois Labat (1900-1944), French Commanding Officer during World War II [3]
  • Jean-Baptiste Labat (1663-1738), French clergyman, botanist, writer, explorer, ethnographer, soldier, engineer, and landowner

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  3. Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 5) Paul-René-Francois Labat. Retrieved from on Facebook