The noble French surname Gadoys is of patronymic
origin, deriving from the personal name
of the father of the original bearer. In this instance, the family name Gadoys is derived from an ancient Germanic personal name.
Early Origins of the Gadoys family
The surname Gadoys was first found in the province of Ile-de-France, where the family was well established for centuries.
Early History of the Gadoys family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gadoys 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 Gadoys History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Gadoys Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gadrois, Gadrot, Gadonot, Gadreau, Gadois, Gadbois, Gadoin, Gadebois, Gatebois, Gadouas and many more.
Early Notables of the Gadoys family (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 Gadoys Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Gadoys family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gadoys Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Pierre Gadoys, who landed in Montreal in 1648
- Jean Baptiste Gadoys, who arrived in Montreal in 1648