Home

Digital Products

Prints

Apparel

Home & Barware

Gifts


Customer Service



Arnault History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Languedoc is the region of ancient France from which came the name Arnault. The name is derived from when the family lived in Arnaud, a village and seigneury in Languedoc, in the south of France. Habitation surnames are names derived from already existing place-names.

Early Origins of the Arnault family


The surname Arnault was first found in Languedoc where they held a family seat in the village and seigneur of Arnaud in the department of Haute Garonne, canton of St.Martory, arrondisement of Saint-Guadens.

Early History of the Arnault family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arnault research.
Another 299 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1560, 1591, 1593, 1619, 1661, 1671, 1682, and 1694 are included under the topic Early Arnault History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Arnault Spelling Variations


French surnames were subject to numerous alterations in spelling because of the various cultural groups that inhabited specific regions. Eventually, each region possessed its own local dialect of the French language. The early development of the French language, however, was also influenced by other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Arnault is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Ardnaud, D'Arnaud, Denaurd, Darnaud, Danaud, Arnauld, Darnauld, D'Arnauld, d'Arnaud, d'Arnaud, Saint-Arnaud, St-Arnaud, Arnault, Darnault, D'Arnault, Arnaude, Arnoult, Darnoult, D'Arnoult, Arnoux, Darnoux, D'Arnoux, Arnould, Arneault, D'Arnould, Darnould, Darnaude, Arnaux, Arnau, D'Arnau, Darnau, Darnaux and many more.

Early Notables of the Arnault family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name at this time was Henri Arnauld (1597-1692), a French Catholic bishop, he was offered the Bishopric of Périgueux, but accepted the see of Angers (1650); Robert Arnauld d’Andilly (1589-1674), a French conseiller d’État, specialising in financial questions, in the...
Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arnault Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Arnault family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Arnault Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Henri Arnault, who settled in Quebec in 1738

Contemporary Notables of the name Arnault (post 1700)


  • António Duarte Arnault GOL (1936-2018), Portuguese poet, fiction writer, essayist, lawyer, and politician, Minister of Social Affairs in 1978

Arnault Family Crest Products



See Also


Sign Up