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The noble French surname Gadbois is of patronymic origin, deriving from the personal name of the father of the original bearer. In this instance, the family name Gadbois is derived from an ancient Germanic personal name.

Gadbois Early Origins



The surname Gadbois was first found in the province of Ile-de-France, where the family was well established for centuries.

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Gadbois Spelling Variations


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Gadbois Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gadrois, Gadrot, Gadonot, Gadreau, Gadois, Gadbois, Gadoin, Gadebois, Gatebois, Gadouas and many more.

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Gadbois Early History


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Gadbois Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gadbois research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1678, 1632, 1714, 1658, 1660, 1661, 1594 and 1667 are included under the topic Early Gadbois History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gadbois Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gadbois Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family was Claude Gadrois, a Parisian, who was the director of the army hospital in Germany and died in 1678 in the full bloom of his youth, when he was only 36. Moving forward to New France, early records of that colony found Pierre (Gadoyes) Gadois (1632-1714) successfully...

Another 98 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gadbois 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:

Gadbois Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Louis Gadbois who settled in Illinois in 1868

Gadbois Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Felix Gadbois who settled in Arizona in 1902

Gadbois Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Gustavus Gadbois who arrived in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gadbois (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gadbois (post 1700)



  • Mark Gadbois, American actor
  • Richard Arthur Gadbois Jr. (1932-1996), American federal judge on the United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • Charles-Émile Gadbois (1906-1981), Canadian composer
  • Louise Gadbois (1896-1985), Canadian artist
  • Linda Gadbois, Artist, Author, Educator and Consultant
  • Joseph Pierre Gadbois, Canadian physician and surgeon

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. 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.
    11. ...

    The Gadbois Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gadbois 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 26 September 2013 at 11:55.

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