Cardineau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The prominent surname Cardineau originated in the magnificent and dynamic country of France. This country was known for its powerful and eccentric royal dynasties, and also for its lasting contributions to the culture of Europe. The surname Cardineau was an occupational surname for a person holding the religious title of Cardinal. Occupational surnames are part of a broader group of surnames, known as hereditary surnames. They were generally taken from the occupations of an ancestor of the bearer.
Early Origins of the Cardineau family
The surname Cardineau was first found in Poitou. The name can also be traced to Orleanais (Orléans), with the noble Cardinet family, from which came Claude de Cardinet, a squire who is recorded at his death in 1696, and who was general treasurer in Orléans. 
Important Dates for the Cardineau family
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Cardineau Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cardin, Cardet, Cardineau, Cardinet, Cardot and others.
Early Notables of the Cardineau family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Pierre-Maurice Cardinaux, who was a traitor in Paris around 1780. N. Cardet de Loigny was canon of Cléry; Julien Cardin was one of the founders, in 1834, of the Agricultural Society of Poitiers; Lucien Cardot, born in Roville (Meurth) in 1838, entered the service as a soldier, became lieutenant in...
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Migration of the Cardineau family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 100 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Noel Cardin married in 1669 in Ameau, Quebec; the Cardinet family settled in Canada with Jean-Baptiste, born in 1677.
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