Why did the name Barrier become Vivier in 1640?

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I am tracing the Vivier line and found Gregoire Vivier born 1640.  His father was Antoine Barrier 1620 both from France.  My question is why the name change from Barrier to Vivier.  Thanks!
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I am not sure. However it reminded me of a conversation I had with my mother some years ago. She stated that Vivier was actually the spelling of our name at some point. This was before the internet and such. So not sure how she got the information.  Hope to find out why now myself.
by Linda Henson G2G Crew (620 points)

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