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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : habitational name from any of several places called Chabot, from caput ‘head’, ‘summit’.
  • French : from chabot ‘bull-head’, a species of fish with a large head, hence a nickname for someone with a big head and a small body.
  • French : A bearer of the name Chabot from Poitou is documented in Quebec city in 1661.

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