Bordeaux History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The noble French surname Bordeaux is local in origin, being one of those names derived from the place where a man once lived or where he once held land. The surname Bordeaux may be derived from the French word "borde" which means "small farm." Thus, the bearers of the name Bordeaux were those who "hailed from Bordeaux."
Early Origins of the Bordeaux family
The surname Bordeaux was first found in the northern region of Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family was influential, and held many estates and lands. As well as being well established in Normandy, bearers of the name were also present in the early Middle Ages in the province of Guyenne in the city of Bordeaux, from which the family likely derived their surname.
Early History of the Bordeaux family
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Bordeaux Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bordeau, La Bordeaux, Bordeaux and others.
Early Notables of the Bordeaux family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Bordeaux is the 9,599th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name.  However, in France, the name Bordeaux is ranked the 6,374th most popular surname with an estimated 1,000 - 1,500 people with that name. 
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bordeaux Settlers in United States in the 19th Century