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The surname Badau is a local type of surname; it is derived from the local geography near where the original bearer lived or held land. Old records show the name Badau was derived from the Old French word bad, which meant "open." The original bearer, therefore, lived in open land. The verb "badar" is from the "occitan" dialect of Old French, found in the southeast of France.

Badau Early Origins



The surname Badau was first found in Provence, where this distinguished family have been seated since very early times.

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Badau Spelling Variations


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Badau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Badet, Baddet, Baddett, Baddette, Badette, Badett, Badeig and many more.

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Badau Early History


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Badau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Badau research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1378, 1539, 1607, and 1626 are included under the topic Early Badau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Badau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Badau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Badau 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 or some of its variants were: M. Badin who settled in New Orleans in 1822 at the age of 22.

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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Badau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Badau 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 7 August 2016 at 09:09.

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