Badiou History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The surname Badiou 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 Badiou 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.
Early Origins of the Badiou family
The surname Badiou was first found in Provence, where this distinguished family have been seated since very early times.
Important Dates for the Badiou family
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Badiou Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Badet, Baddet, Baddett, Baddette, Badette, Badett, Badeig and many more.
Early Notables of the Badiou family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Badiou family
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Badiou (post 1700)
- Franck Badiou (b. 1967), French silver medalist sports shooter at the 1992 Summer Olympics
- Alain Badiou (b. 1937), French philosopher, former Chair of Philosophy at the École Normale Supérieure