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.)
Early History of the Caillouet family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Caillouet research.Another 183 words (13 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
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... Another 170 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Caillouet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Caillouet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
"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.).
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)