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The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname Roubeix.The earliest hereditary surnames in France were either patronymic surnames, derived from the father's given name, or metronymic names, derived from the mother's given name. Roubeix is derived from the Old French personal name Robert, which is composed of the Germanic elements "hrod," meaning "bright," and "berht," meaning "bright" or "famous."

Roubeix Early Origins



The surname Roubeix was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this renowned family has held a family seat since the Middle Ages.

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Roubeix Spelling Variations


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Roubeix Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Robert, Robers, Robart, Roberte, Robertes, Robarte, Robartes, Robarts, Roberrt, Roberrs, Roberre, Robèrre, Robarres, Robarrs, Robarre, le Robert, le Robers, de Robert, de Robers and many more.

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Roubeix Early History


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Roubeix Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Roubeix research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1445, 1733, 1737, 1763, 1794, 1808, 1811, 1819, 1826, and 1835 are included under the topic Early Roubeix History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Roubeix Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Roubeix Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Roubeix 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Louis Robert settled in Quebec in 1665; Sylvain Robert settled there in 1756; Mathurin settled there in 1691; René settled there in 1773.

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Citations



    Other References

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    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
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    The Roubeix Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Roubeix 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 3 October 2013 at 16:17.

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