The noble French surname Gadraux is of patronymic
origin, deriving from the personal name
of the father of the original bearer. In this instance, the family name Gadraux is derived from an ancient Germanic personal name.
Early Origins of the Gadraux family
The surname Gadraux was first found in the province of Ile-de-France, where the family was well established for centuries.
Early History of the Gadraux family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gadraux 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 Gadraux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Gadraux Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gadrois, Gadrot, Gadonot, Gadreau, Gadois, Gadbois, Gadoin, Gadebois, Gatebois, Gadouas and many more.
Early Notables of the Gadraux 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 Gadraux Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Gadraux family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Baptiste Gadois who settled in Montreal in 1648; Pierre Gadboir who arrived in Quebec in 1657; Louis Gadbois who settled in Illinois in 1868; Gustavus Gadbois who arrived in Ontario in 1871.