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The history of the Robarge family goes back to the Medieval landscape of northwestern France, to a region known as Brittany. It is derived from the family living in Brittany.

Robarge Early Origins



The surname Robarge was first found in Brittany.

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Robarge Spelling Variations


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Robarge Spelling Variations



There were a great number of spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Roberge, Robergel, Rebrejet, Robergeon, Roberjon, Roberjot and many more.

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Robarge Early History


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Robarge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Robarge research. Another 72 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1753, 1793, 1795, and 1797 are included under the topic Early Robarge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Robarge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Robarge Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst this name at this time was Claude Roberjot, a diplomat born in Maçon in 1753. He was the parish priest of his town at the time the revolution broke out. He was then named president of the administration of his department, and was married. Elected deputy of Saône-et-Loire at...

Another 54 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Robarge 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 was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North Ameri ca. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Robarge has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Robarge were

Robarge Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • P. S. Robarge, aged 40, who arrived in America, in 1910
  • Betty M. Robarge, aged 4, who arrived in Wheeling, Virginia, in 1921
  • Catherine E. Robarge, aged 2, who arrived in Wheeling, Virginia, in 1921
  • Chester W. Robarge, aged 32, who arrived in Wheeling, Virginia, in 1921
  • Rosalie Robarge, aged 49, who arrived in Brooklyn, New York, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name Robarge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Robarge (post 1700)



  • Kyle Robarge, American musician, best known for his work with The Murdocks, an American rock band
  • David Robarge, American Chief Historian at the CIA
  • Art Robarge, American director of the J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center, Morganton, North Carolina

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    11. ...

    The Robarge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Robarge 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 24 June 2014 at 08:22.

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