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The surname Carriveau is a ancient French name from the province of Champagne. It is thought to be derived from a pre-Latin word "caravu," which meant "rocky place."

Carriveau Early Origins



The surname Carriveau was first found in Champagne.

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Carriveau Spelling Variations


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Carriveau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Corriveau, Corrivault, Corrivaux, Corroy, Corroyer, Corrier, Corriez, Corrège, Courrèges, Corrigier, Corrèges, Correnson, Corret, Corrette, Corette and many more.

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Carriveau Early History


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Carriveau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carriveau research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1703, 1726, 1844, 1858, 1865, and 1869 are included under the topic Early Carriveau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carriveau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carriveau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family during this period was Thomas-Olivier Corret, who was a Jesuit in 1703 and was employed as a preacher. A Corrette was a composer in Rouen and in 1726 became an organist at Ste-Marie-Madeleine then the following year was the organist for the great priest of France. He...

Another 121 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Carriveau 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 or some of its variants were: 200 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among these was Marguerite Corriveau, who was married in Quebec in 1650.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Carriveau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carriveau (post 1700)



  • Zach Carriveau (b. 1990), American professional ice hockey defenceman
  • Cara Carriveau, American radio personality in Chicago

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. 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. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Carriveau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carriveau 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 13 March 2014 at 09:58.

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