The French surname Amirault is of occupational
in origin, as it is derived from the work a man did or the profession he pursued. In this case, the name can be traced to the French word "amiral," which means, quite simply, "admiral," a respectful seafaring profession. Thus, the original bearer of the name may have been a sea captain, an admiral.
Early Origins of the Amirault family
The surname Amirault was first found in the southern region of Provence along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
Early History of the Amirault family
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Amirault Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Amirau, Amiraut, Admirault, Lamiral, Ladmiral, Lamirault, Mirault, Mireault and many more.
Early Notables of the Amirault family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Amirault family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francois Amirault dit Tourangeau, born in 1664 in Tours, France, who was married in 1683 in Port Royal, Acadia; Pierre Amirault who came to Connecticut with his wife, Anne Robichaud Amirault, in 1755.
Contemporary Notables of the name Amirault (post 1700)
- Steve Amirault, Canadian pianist from Nova Scotia
- Greg Amirault, Canadian artist and music composer based in Montreal