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

Gadreau Early Origins



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

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Gadreau Spelling Variations


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Gadreau 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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Gadreau Early History


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Gadreau Early History



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

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Gadreau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gadreau 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 Gadreau 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 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.

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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. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. 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. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Gadreau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gadreau 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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