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Of all the French names to come from Normandy, Arseneau is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived at Arcine, in the Canton of Haute- Savoie in Normandy.

Arseneau Early Origins



The surname Arseneau was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this ancient family has held a family seat since very early times.

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Arseneau Spelling Variations


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Arseneau Spelling Variations



There were a great number of spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Arsenault, Arsenaul, Arsenaulte, Arsenauld, Arsenaud, Arsenaut, Arsenot and many more.

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Arseneau Early History


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Arseneau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arseneau research. Another 291 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1257, 1264, 1347, 1452, 1600, and 1657 are included under the topic Early Arseneau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Arseneau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Arseneau Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Arseneau Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Arseneau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • François Arseneau married Suzanne Lecomte in 1665 and had 1 son, Michel and settled in Canada

Arseneau Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • lean Arseneau, aged 36, arrived in Acadia in 1765
  • Pierre Arseneau, aged 36, arrived in Acadia in 1765
  • Rose Arseneau, aged 17, landed in St Pierre and Miquelon in 1767
  • Joseph Arseneau, aged 13, landed in St Pierre and Miquelon in 1767
  • Louise Arseneau, aged 48, arrived in St Pierre and Miquelon in 1767
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Arseneau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Arseneau (post 1700)



  • Jeffery Andrew Arseneau, American film actor
  • Joseph Brant Arseneau (b. 1967), American financial pioneer in developing techniques for third world housing and renewable energy with the use of Renewable Energy Derivatives
  • Jacques Arseneau (b. 1767), French fur trapper and explorer
  • Marc Arseneau (b. 1943), French professional footballer
  • Benjamin Arseneau, Canadian politician, Mayor of Saint-Benjamin, Quebec
  • Ben Arseneau, Canadian musician, member of the band Boys Night Out
  • Maxime Arseneau (b. 1949), Canadian radio host and teacher and former Quebec politician, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (2001-2003), Minister of Tourism (1998-2001)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    11. ...

    The Arseneau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arseneau 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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