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The prestigious surname Breault 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 Breault 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.

Breault Early Origins



The surname Breault 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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Breault Spelling Variations


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Breault 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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Breault Early History


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Breault Early History



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

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Breault Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Breault Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Breault 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 were:

Breault Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arthur Breault, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • Omer A Breault, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1919
  • William Breault, aged 26, who settled in America from Pawtucket, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Breault (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Breault (post 1700)



  • Michael Breault (b. 1958), American game designer and editor, best known for his work on several products for Dungeons & Dragons
  • Henry Breault (1900-1941), American sailor who received the Medal of Honor, the only enlisted submariner to receive the award
  • Robert Breault (b. 1963), American operatic tenor
  • Gertrude Ann Breault (b. 1938), Canadian teacher, nurse, journalist and former politician, Minister of Health and Wellness (1998-1999), Minister of Municipalities, Culture and Housing (1997-1998)
  • Henri Breault (1909-1983), Canadian doctor and medical researcher, inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in 1997
  • Francois "Frank" Breault (b. 1967), Canadian NHL ice hockey player who played from 1990 to 1992 for the Los Angeles Kings

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. 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.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Breault Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Breault 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 27 April 2016 at 09:58.

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