The noble French surname Gadroit is of patronymic
origin, deriving from the personal name
of the father of the original bearer. In this instance, the family name Gadroit is derived from an ancient Germanic personal name.
Early Origins of the Gadroit family
The surname Gadroit was first found in the province of Ile-de-France, where the family was well established for centuries.
Early History of the Gadroit family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gadroit 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 Gadroit History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Gadroit Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gadrois, Gadrot, Gadonot, Gadreau, Gadois, Gadbois, Gadoin, Gadebois, Gatebois, Gadouas and many more.
Early Notables of the Gadroit 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 Gadroit Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Gadroit 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.