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The prestigious surname Chicoineau comes from the majestic region of Dauphiné, in France. Chicoineau is a topographic surname, a form of hereditary surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties. As a general rule, the greater the distance between an individual and their homeland, the larger the territory they were named after. For example, a person who only moved to another parish would be known by the name of their original village, while people who migrated to a different country were often known by the name of a region or country from which they came.

Chicoineau Early Origins



The surname Chicoineau was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this eminent family was anciently seated.

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Chicoineau Spelling Variations


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Chicoineau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chicoine, Chicoyne, Chicoineau, Chicoyneau, Chicoinot, Chicoynot, Chicoinaud, Chicoynaud, Chicoinaut, Chicoynaut, Chicoinaux, Chicoynaux, Chicoinas, Chicoynas, Chicoinard, Chicoynard, Chicoinet and many more.

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Chicoineau Early History


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Chicoineau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chicoineau research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1672, 1693, 1731, 1776, 1794, 1881, 1834, 1887, 1899 and 1920 are included under the topic Early Chicoineau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chicoineau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chicoineau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean-Baptiste-Absinthe Chicoyneau (1794-1881), Baron of La Valette, and Joseph-Octave Chicoyneau, baron of La Valette, the son of the former and of Camille Dubois de Villiers...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chicoineau 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 were:

Chicoineau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Chicoineau, who landed in Montreal in 1663

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