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Of all the French names to come from Normandy, labbe is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in Normandy. Their name, however, indicates that the original bearer lived at or near an abbey. The word occurs in contraction with the article, le, meaning the, and thus appears Labbey.

labbe Early Origins



The surname labbe was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been traced from ancient times.

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labbe Spelling Variations


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labbe Spelling Variations



One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name labbe include Labbey, Labey, Labbé, L'Abbey, Labbie, Labie, L'Abbie, Labbee, Labee, L'Abbé, L'Abbée, Labbay, Labay, Labbai, Labai, Labaie, Labbais, Labadie, Labais, de Labbey, de Labey, de Labbay, de Labay, L'Abbaye, de l'Abbaye, Labaye, Labbaye, de Labbai, de Labai, de Labbais, de Labais, de la Bey, de la Bay and many more.

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labbe Early History


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labbe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our labbe research. Another 201 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1526, 1566, and 1662 are included under the topic Early labbe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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labbe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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labbe Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early labbe 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



France finally gave land incentives for 2,000 migrants during the 1700s. Early marriage was encouraged in New France, and youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries, leaving French names scattered across the continent. The search for the Northwest passage continued. Migration from France to New France or Quebec, as it was now more popularly called, continued until 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebe c. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name labbe were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name labbe were

labbe Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Labbe settled in Louisiana in 1752
  • Joseph Labbe settled in Charles Town, South Carolina, in 1763-64

labbe Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jean Labbe, aged 28, landed in St Pierre and Miquelon in 1767

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Contemporary Notables of the name labbe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name labbe (post 1700)



  • Richard Labbe (b. 1968), nicknamed Slugger Labbe, an American NASCAR crew chief
  • François Charles Labbé de Vouillers, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Matthieu Labbé (b. 1985), French football midfielder
  • Léon Labbé (1832-1916), French surgeon and politician
  • Arnaud Labbe (b. 1976), French racing cyclist
  • Carlos Labbé, Chilean novelist
  • Stephanie Labbé (b. 1986), Canadian soccer goalkeeper
  • Jean-François "J.F." Labbé (b. 1972), Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender
  • Joseph-Tancrède Labbé (1887-1956), Canadian politician, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Mégantic (1935-1939)
  • François Labbé (b. 1928), Canadian mass media owner, inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Broadcast Hall of Fame in 1998

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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Sine labe
Motto Translation: Without wavering


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The labbe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The labbe 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 29 July 2016 at 10:59.

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