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The ancient surname of Robilliard is from the Normandy region of France. This surname came from the Germanic given name Robert. This name is composed of the elements hrod, meaning glory, and berht, meaning illustrious or brilliant.

Robilliard Early Origins



The surname Robilliard was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.

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Robilliard Spelling Variations


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Robilliard Spelling Variations



French surnames were subject to numerous spelling alterations depending on the region and time it was used. The early development of the French language relied heavily on borrowing elements and grammar from other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Robilliard is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Robillard, Robilard, Robillart, Robilart, Robilleau, Robileau, Robilliard, Robiliard, Robilliart, Robiliart, Robillot, Robilot, Robellot, Robelot and many more.

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Robilliard Early History


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Robilliard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Robilliard research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1789, 1675 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Robilliard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Robilliard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Robilliard Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec, in 1663 there were only 500, 2,000 migrants arrived during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. 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. Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 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 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many distinguished contributions have been made by members of this family name Robilliard. It has been prominent in the arts, religion, politics and culture in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Robilliard were

Robilliard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Robilliard, aged 50, who landed in America, in 1895

Robilliard Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charles Robilliard, aged 21, who landed in America from Guernsey, Channel Islands, in 1911
  • Theresa Robilliard, aged 65, who emigrated to the United States from Brighton, England, in 1914
  • Gustave Robilliard, aged 32, who emigrated to America from Paris, France, in 1919

Robilliard Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • William Robilliard, aged 28, who emigrated to Milestone, Sask., in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Robilliard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Robilliard (post 1700)



  • Kylie Robilliard (b. 1988), Guernsey athlete at the 2010 Commonwealth Games

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
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    The Robilliard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Robilliard 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 28 October 2013 at 16:07.

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