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Claveau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The prestigious surname Claveau originated in the beautiful and majestic region of Poitou in France. France was notorious for its eccentric kings, but it was revered for its contributions to European art and culture. The surname Claveau originally came from the region of Poitou. It is a topographical name, which is a type of hereditary surname. Topographical surnames were taken from physical features or landmarks that the family lived near.

Early Origins of the Claveau family


The surname Claveau was first found in Poitou, where the family was anciently established in a village of Aunis, in the department of Charente-Inférieure, in the district of La Rochelle.

Early History of the Claveau family


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Claveau Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Clave, de Clave, Clavé, Clavet, Clavette, Clavau, Clavaud, Clavaut, Clavaux and many more.

Early Notables of the Claveau family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Claveau family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Claveau Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Claveau, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Claveau Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jean Claveau, a tailor, the son of Eustache and Catherine Bonnet, of Marand, in the diocese of LaRochelle, who married Marie-Louise Doyon in Quebec City in 1736
  • Pierre Claveau, who married Marie-Louise Parant in Montreal in 1746

Contemporary Notables of the name Claveau (post 1700)


  • Thomas J. Claveau, American Republican politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Hudson, 1956 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Brigadier-General Charles Claveau (1891-1954), French Commanding Officer during World War II [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Charles Claveau. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Claveau/Charles-Marie-Ludovic-Henry/France.html
  • Charles-Marie-Ludovic-Henri Claveau (1891-1954), general

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Charles Claveau. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Claveau/Charles-Marie-Ludovic-Henry/France.html

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