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The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname Andraud. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. They derive from the language of the Franks, who controlled France between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. The name Andraud is derived from the given name André. The personal name André is derived from the Latin name Andreas, which in turn is derived from the Greek name Andros, which meant manly.

Andraud Early Origins



The surname Andraud was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this renowned family held a family seat in ancient times.

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Andraud Spelling Variations


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Andraud Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Andrault, Andros, Andrauld, Andrau, Andraud, Andraut, Andreau, Andreaux, Andraux, d'Andrault, Androwe, Andreo, Andriot and many more.

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Andraud Early History


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Andraud Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Andraud research. Another 305 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1400, 1471, 1572, 1686, 1744, and 1745 are included under the topic Early Andraud History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Andraud Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Andraud Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Andraud Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: M. Andreo settled in St. Augustine, Florida, in 1822; Paul Andriot settled in Philadelphia in 1868; Owen Androwe settled in Barbados or St. Christopher in 1635.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Andraud (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Andraud (post 1700)



  • André Andraud, Entrepreneur

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Andraud Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Andraud Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Andraud 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.

    This page was last modified on 14 October 2014 at 15:41.

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