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Where did the French duRivau family come from? What is the French duRivau family crest and coat of arms? When did the duRivau family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the duRivau family history?The name duRivau has a long French heritage that first began in northwestern region of Brittany. The name is derived from when the family lived in Brittany.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rivaud, Rivard, Rivault, Rivaude, Rivot, Du Rivau and many more.
First found in Brittany.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our duRivau research. Another 156 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1571, 1616, 1697, 1778, and 1808 are included under the topic Early duRivau History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early duRivau Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: J.W. Rivarde who settled in New Orleans La. in 1820; I. W. Rivarde settled in Mississippi in 1820; H.L. Rivard settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1868..
The duRivau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The duRivau Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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