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The enchanting region of Bourgoigne was the historical homeland of the prominent surname Comeaux. Comeaux is a topographic surname, which is a type of hereditary surname. These were 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.

Comeaux Early Origins



The surname Comeaux was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this family was established in earlier times.

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Comeaux Spelling Variations


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Comeaux Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Comeau, Commeau, Comeaux, Commeaux, Comot, Commot, Comaud, Commaud, Comault and many more.

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Comeaux Early History


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Comeaux Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Comeaux research. Another 261 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1520, 1603, 1630, 1643, 1659, 1671, 1679, 1682, and 1740 are included under the topic Early Comeaux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Comeaux Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Comeaux Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Comeaux 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: Alexandre Comeau, who arrived in South Carolina in 1775; Baptiste Commeau, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1763; with his wife and his two children; Maurice Comeau, who, at the age of 68.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Comeaux (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Comeaux (post 1700)



  • Darren Comeaux (b. 1960), former professional American football linebacker
  • Amie Noelle Comeaux (1976-1997), American country music singer
  • R. A. Comeaux, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1928 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Martha Justice Comeaux, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 2008 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Comeaux Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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The Comeaux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Comeaux 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.

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