Caillouet History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Noble surnames, such as Caillouet, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Caillouet, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Picardy. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.
Early Origins of the Caillouet family
The surname Caillouet was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie.)
Important Dates for the Caillouet family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Caillouet research. Another 130 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1380, 1425, 1454, 1554, 1559, 1562, 1572, 1636, 1645, 1650, 1658, 1664, 1673, 1688, 1696, 1780, 1811, 1825, and 1864 are included under the topic Early Caillouet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Caillouet Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cail, Calhau, Caillou, Cailloux, Caillouet, Caillaret, De Caillaret, Caillette, Callier, Caillé, Caillot, Caillet, Caillat, Cailliat, Cailliot, Caillau, Caillaud, Caillaux, Cailleaux, Caillard, Cailleteau, Cailleton, Caillotin, Caille, la Caille, Caill, Caillebot, Caillemer, Cayer, Cayart, Caye, Cayeu, Cayeux and many more.
Early Notables of the Caillouet family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name at this period was Jean Cayart, born in La Capelle in 1645 who was an engineer; the Caillau family produced two principal county magistrates of Mans in 1658 and 1664, councilors of this city, three lawyers at the Parisian parliament, and many officers; the name Caillaux was distinguished in Berry, where there was a principal county magistrate of Brouges in 1650; of the same name were some magistrates of Nantes in 1636 and 1650. The Cailhaut of La Theysserie of Nantes produced a member of the sovereign council of New France (Canada), who died in 1673...
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Caillouet migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Caillouet Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Caillouet Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Lucien Caillouet, aged 23, who arrived in New York in 1918 aboard the ship "Espagne" from Bordeaux, France 
Contemporary Notables of the name Caillouet (post 1700)
- Louis Abel Caillouet (1900-1984), American Roman Catholic bishop, Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans (1947–1976)
- Adrian Joseph Caillouet (1883-1946), United States jurist, Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (1940–1946)
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- ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ8L-1WT : 6 December 2014), Lucien Caillouet, 05 Jun 1918; citing departure port Bordeaux, arrival port New York, ship name Espagne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).