When Jacques Basile Lefebvre was born on 20 July 1771, in Saint-Joachim-de-Chateauguay, Châteauguay, Châteauguay, Quebec, Canada, his father, Louis-Basile Lefebvre, was 44 and his mother, Suzanne Primeau, was 35. He married Agathe Pouillot on 2 October 1797, in Saint-Constant, Roussillon, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters.
Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Armand, Lucien, Jacques, Normand, Yvon, Marcel, Pierre, Gaston, Gilles, Henri, Philippe.
French and Walloon: variant of Lefèvre (see Lefevre ). The -b- occurs in this form of the name by reason of hypercorrection influenced by the Latin word faber ‘craftsman’. Compare Bean , Lafave , Lafavor , Lefave , Lefeber , and Lefebure .