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The prominent surname Colineau originated in France, a country which has been a dominant presence in world affairs for centuries.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. The surname Colineau is derived from the Latin personal name Nicholaus, which means people's victory.

Colineau Early Origins



The surname Colineau was first found in Ile-de-France, where a family of this name was long established, and grew into one of the more eminent families of the region.

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Colineau Spelling Variations


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Colineau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Collin, Colin, Colinet, Collinet, Colinot, Collinot, Colineau, Collineau, Colinaud and many more.

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Colineau Early History


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Colineau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Colineau research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1413, 1755, 1806, 1791, 1793, 1690 and 1760 are included under the topic Early Colineau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Colineau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Colineau Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Colineau 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: Pierre Collin, who settled in Carolina from 1695-1696; Jean Baptiste Collin, who arrived in Louisiana in 1756.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Colineau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Colineau 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 3 March 2014 at 15:25.

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