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

Gadois Early Origins



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

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Gadois Spelling Variations


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Gadois 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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Gadois Early History


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Gadois Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gadois 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 Gadois History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gadois Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gadois 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 Gadois 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:

Gadois Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Gadois (16321714) Early Canadian settler, farmer and gunsmith who arrived in New France with his parents, Pierre Gadoys and Louise Mauger ( c. 1647)
  • Jean Baptiste Gadois who settled in Montreal in 1648

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Gadois Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gadois 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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