The present generation of the Boudreault family is only the most recent to bear a name that originated in that ancient area known as Languedoc
. Their name comes from having lived in Languedoc
, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Boudreault family
The surname Boudreault was first found in Languedoc
, where the family was anciently established.
The members of the family also settled in other regions of France, where several of them distinguished themselves. Jean-Baptiste Boudrot was born in Tixey, in Côte-d'Or, in 1819, into a family of cultivators. He was ordained in 1843 and became a scholar. Among his writings were "L'hôtel-Dieu de Beaune" (1878) and "Le jugement dernier" (1875).
Jean Boudreau, born in 1643, son of Martin and Marie (née Foucault), travelled from Charente-Inferieure, France to Canada in 1667. He married Marie-Rose Vivien on 13th September 1673. His second marriage was in Charlesbourg on 13th December 1689 to Elizabeth Pivain. CITATION[CLOSE]
Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
Early History of the Boudreault family
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Boudreault 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 Boudreau, Boudreaux, Boudrot, Boudros, Boudrault, Boudreault, Boudriaux, Boudret, Boudereau, Boudereaux, Bouderot, Bouderos, Bouderault, Boudereault, Boudreiaux, Bouderet and many more.
Early Notables of the Boudreault family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name at this time was Michel Boudrot (Boudreau, Boudreaux), born in La Rochelle France, he emigrated to the Acadia and became Judge and Lieutenant General, Lieutenant-général et... Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boudreault Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Boudreault family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Boudreault Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Étienne Boudreault settled Quebec, where he was a solicitor from 1817 to 1825
- Pierre-Noël Boudreault was also a solicitor there from 1824 to 1827
Boudreault Family Crest Products
- ^ Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print