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The prestigious surname Brault originated in the beautiful and majestic region of Poitou in France. France was notorious for its eccentric kings, but it was revered for its contributions to European art and culture. The surname Brault originally came from the region of Poitou. It is a topographical name, which is a type of hereditary surname. Topographical surnames were taken from physical features or landmarks that the family lived near.

Brault Early Origins



The surname Brault was first found in Poitou, where the family had an integral role in the social and cultural aspects of the region.

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Brault Spelling Variations


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Brault Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brault, Braud, Braut, Braux, Breaud, Bréaud, Breault, Bréault, Breau, Breauld, Bréauld, Braudel, Braudey, Beraud, Béraud, Beraut, Béraut, Berault, Bérault, Béral, Bérau and many more.

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Brault Early History


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Brault Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brault research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1322, 1377, 1616, 1773, 1809, and 1827 are included under the topic Early Brault History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brault Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brault Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brault 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: Jeanne Braud, who arrived in Carolina in 1695; Marguerite Braud, 15; who arrived in South Carolina in 1763; Theotiste Braud, who also settled in South Carolina in 1763.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brault (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brault (post 1700)



  • Pierre Florent Brault (1939-2014), Canadian television composer
  • Michel Brault (1928-2013), Canadian filmmaker, writer and director, winner of the Best Director Award (Cannes Film Festival) in 1975
  • Jacques Brault (b. 1933), Canadian poet, novelist and essayist, Proffesor at the Université de Montréal

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Brault Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
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    The Brault Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brault 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 29 January 2014 at 19:05.

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