Brittany. It is derived from when the family having lived in Brittany.
Early Origins of the Trottier family
Early History of the Trottier family
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Trottier Spelling Variations
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 Trotier, Trote, Trottier, Trottereau, Trotteleau, Trotin, Trotignon, Trotot, Trotny, Trotterie and many more.
Early Notables of the Trottier family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Trottier family to the New World and Oceana
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 America. 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 Trottier 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 Trottier were
Trottier Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Trottier Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
Trottier Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Trottier (post 1700)
Trottier Family Crest Products