Early Origins of the Rimbert family
The surname Rimbert was first found in Brittany
, originally Armorica in ancient times, 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 Dol 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. Roger of Rames, a Norman Baron
, took his name from the castle of Rames in Bolbec, near Havre in Normandy
joined William the Conqueror at Hastings and was granted considerable estates in Essex
. Saint Rimbert (or Rembert) (830-888), born in Flanders
, was Archbishop of Bremen-Hamburg from 865-888.
Early History of the Rimbert family
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Rimbert Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Raimbaud, Raimbaudière, Rambaudière, Raimbault, Rimbaud, Rambaud, Rambault, Rambauld, Rimbault, Raimbert, Rimbert, Rambert, Raimbourg, Rambourg, Rimbourg, Rambevaulx, Reimbault, Reimbaut, Reimbaud, Reimbert, Reimbold, Reinbold, Rembaud, Rembert, Rames, Raimes, Raime, Raimbaugh, Rainbow, Rambow and many more.
Early Notables of the Rimbert family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rimbert family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Claude Raimbault, who arrived in Montreal in 1670; Jeanne Raimbault, who arrived in Quebec in 1668; and Jeanne Simblin Raimbault, who came to Sorel, Que. sometime between 1668 and 1681..
Contemporary Notables of the name Rimbert (post 1700)
- Francis Rimbert (b. 1952), French musician and composer