local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Lorraine. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Crepault family originally lived at the town of Paresse or Parez, in the Lorraine. Although one would at first assume that the name is derived from the city of Paris, evidence suggests that the names of both the town in the Lorraine and the French capital are derived from a Gaulish tribe called the Parisii.The name was first found in Crepey, in the department of Meurthe, in the district of Toul.
Early Origins of the Crepault family
Lorraine, where the family was established in Crepey, in the department of Meurthe, in the district of Toul.
Early History of the Crepault family
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Crepault Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Crepeau, Crépeau, Crepy, Crépy, Crepu, Crépu, Crepeaux, Crépeaux, Crepaux, Crépaux, Crepin, Crépin, Crepon, Crépon, Crepey, Crépey, Crepet, Crépet, Crepel and many more.
Early Notables of the Crepault family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Crepault family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jeanne Crepeau, who came to Montreal in 1659; Maurice Crespeau, who came to Quebec in 1661; Maurice Crepeau, who arrived in Quebec in 1665; Marie Crepin, an orphan sent to Quebec in 1667.
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