When Jacques Andre Bergeron was born on 21 August 1737, in Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Lotbinière, Quebec, Canada, his father, Joseph Bergeron, was 27 and his mother, Marie Croteau, was 28. He married Marie Magdeleine Houde on 12 February 1759, in Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Lotbinière, Quebec, Canada. He died on 6 November 1801, in his hometown, at the age of 64, and was buried in Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Lotbinière, Quebec, Canada.
Some characteristic forenames: French Normand, Andre, Armand, Marcel, Lucien, Emile, Gaston, Michel, Pierre, Camille, Alphonse, Fernand.
French: diminutive of Berger ‘shepherd’, hence meaning ‘little shepherd’. Compare Bargeron , Bashaw , and Bergeon .
History: Barthélemi Bergeron dit d'Amboise from Amboise in Indre-et-Loire, France, married Geneviève Serreau de Saint-Aubin in Acadia c. 1695. François Bergeron from Saint-Hilaire-des-Loges in Vendée, France, married Étiennette Leclerc in Trois-Rivières, QC, in 1676. Pierre Bergeron from Saint-Saturnin-du-Bois in Charente-Maritime, France, married Catherine Marchand in Saint-Saturnin-du-Bois c. 1642, died in Lauzon, QC, c. 1680. — This surname is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.