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The prestigious surname Breaux 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 Breaux 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.

Breaux Early Origins



The surname Breaux 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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Breaux Spelling Variations


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Breaux 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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Breaux Early History


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Breaux Early History



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

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Breaux Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Breaux Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Breaux Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Gustave Breaux, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Napoleon Breaux, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Josephine M. Breaux, who emigrated to the United States, in 1911
  • John Breaux, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • Curtis Guilbert Breaux, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Breaux (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Breaux (post 1700)



  • Jean Breaux, American politician, Democratic Member of the Indiana Senate (2006-)
  • E. Paul Breaux Jr., American Cajun founder of Breaux Vineyards, Loudoun County, Purcellville, Virginia in 1997
  • Pierre Breaux (1749-1808), Nova Scotia-born, Acadian pioneer who unofficially founded the city of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
  • Jack Louis Breaux Sr. (1926-1980), American politician, Republican Mayor of Zachary, Louisiana (1966-1980)
  • Zachary Charles Breaux (1960-1997), American jazz guitarist
  • John Berlinger Breaux (b. 1944), American politician, United States Senator from Louisiana (1987-2005)
  • Donald Carl "Don" Breaux (b. 1940), American former football player and assistant coach of the Washington Redskins
  • Marc Breaux (1924-2013), American choreographer and film director
  • Timothy "Tim" Breaux (b. 1970), American former professional NBA basketball player
  • John Berlinger Breaux (b. 1944), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Louisiana 7th District, 1972-87; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1987-; Member of Democratic National Committee from Louisiana, 2004
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Breaux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Breaux 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 20 April 2016 at 11:05.

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