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Noble surnames, such as Crepeau, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Crepeau, which is a 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 Crepeau 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.

Crepeau Early Origins



The surname Crepeau was first found in Lorraine, where the family was established in Crepey, in the department of Meurthe, in the district of Toul.

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Crepeau Spelling Variations


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Crepeau 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.

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Crepeau Early History


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Crepeau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crepeau research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1772, 1788, 1796, 1825, 1827, 1851, 1856, 1859, 1860, 1862, 1866, 1885, and 1892 are included under the topic Early Crepeau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crepeau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crepeau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crepeau 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:

Crepeau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jeanne Crepeau, who came to Montreal in 1659
  • J Crepeau, who landed in Montreal in 1659
  • Jeanne Crepeau, who arrived in Montreal in 1659
  • Maurice Crepeau, who arrived in Quebec in 1665

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crepeau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crepeau (post 1700)



  • Michel Crépeau (1930-1999), French centre-left politician
  • François Crépeau (b. 1960), Canadian lawyer, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants (2011-)
  • Aurélie Crépeau (1833-1910), Canadian Catholic nun, known as Mother Youville, founder of the Grey Nuns of Nicole
  • Maxime Crépeau (b. 1994), Canadian soccer player
  • Justice Jean Crepeau, Canadian superior court judge, Montreal
  • Paul-André Crépeau CC OQ FRSC (1926-2011), Canadian legal academic who led the reforms of the Civil Code of Quebec and the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms
  • Claude Crépeau, Canadian professor in the School of Computer Science at McGill University

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Crepeau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crepeau 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 22 December 2015 at 08:09.

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