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."
Early Origins of the Carriveau family
The surname Carriveau was first found in Champagne.
Early History of the Carriveau family
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.
Carriveau 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.
Early Notables of the Carriveau family (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.
Migration of the Carriveau family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Carriveau (post 1700)
- Zach Carriveau (b. 1990), American professional ice hockey defenceman
- Cara Carriveau, American radio personality in Chicago