The Daou family name is thought to be derived from a place name in L'Ile de France. The original bearer of the name Daou, probably lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Ile de France region.
The surname Daou was first found in Ile-de-France.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Daou research.Another 69 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1454, 1727, 1739, 1753, 1760, 1770, and 1805 are included under the topic Early Daou History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Notable amongst the family was the Picardy branch, who were elevated to the nobility in 1454 as the Seigneurs of Jumelles. Later they were raised to the title of the Marquis de Jumelles, and thence to the Marquis d'Aoust in 1739. From the L'Ile de France branch, notable bearers of the... Another 136 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Daou Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: three hundred
individuals of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Guillaume Daoust was married in 1686 in Lachine.