The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname Andreo. 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 Andreo 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.
Early Origins of the Andreo family
The surname Andreo 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.
Early History of the Andreo family
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Andreo Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Andrault, Andros, Andrauld, Andrau, Andraud, Andraut, Andreau, Andreaux, Andraux, d'Andrault, Androwe, Andreo, Andriot and many more.
Early Notables of the Andreo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Andreo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Andreo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- M. Andreo, who settled in St. Augustine, Florida, in 1822