From the historical and enchanting region of France emerged a multitude of notable family names, including that of the distinguished Sharboneau family. Originally, the people in this region went by one (personal) name. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. These names then began to become "fixed" or hereditary between the generations. One of the types of names adopted as surnames were those derived from nicknames. Nickname
surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name, and generally reflected some physical characteristics or other attribute of the first person that used the name. The Sharboneau surname derives from the Latin root word "carbo"meaning "carbon," or "charcoal" word; " and as such was a nickname
for someone with dark hair or a swarthy complexion.
Early Origins of the Sharboneau family
The surname Sharboneau was first found in Périgord, where this famous family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Sharboneau family
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Sharboneau Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Carboneau, Carbonneau, Carbonneaux, Carbonnot, Carbonnaud, Carbonnaux, Carbonnau, Carbonneu, Carbonneux, Carboneaux, Carbonot, Carbonaud, Carbonaux, Carbonau, Carboneu, Carboneux, Carbonnier, Carbonnie, Carbounie, Charbonnier, Charbonnie, Charbounie, Charbonneau, Charboneau, Charbonneaux, Charbonnot, Charbonnaud, Charbonnaux, Charbonnau, Charbonneu, Charbonneux, Charboneaux, Charbonot, Charbonaud, Charbonaux, Charbonau, Charboneu, Charboneux, Charbonnier, Charbonnie, Charbounie, De Carboneau, De Carbonneau, Le Carboneau and many more.
Early Notables of the Sharboneau family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Sharboneau family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Michel Carboneau, son of Simon and Marguerite Provençal of Bellechasse, married Marie-Zeloide Bolduc, daughter of Louis et Marie-Placide Coningham in the parish of Sainte-Pierre in 1837.