Early Origins of the Galarneau family
The surname Galarneau was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering Spain
, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution, where this eminent family held a family seat
since ancient times. The Château de Terraube was built around 1272 for the de Galard family, Merovingian dukes of Gascony and the family has held the castle since. The family arms can still be seen throughout the castle including the chimney.
Some of the family held the position of Bishop of Condom including: Raymond de Galard (1317-1340); and Pierre de Galard (1340-1369.)
Early History of the Galarneau family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Galarneau research.Another 410 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1062, 1235, 1238, 1248, 1302, 1304, 1311, 1317, 1340, 1369, 1683, 1783, 1811, 1825, 1868, 1873, and 1883 are included under the topic Early Galarneau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Galarneau Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Galard, Galarde, Gallard, Gallart, Gallarte, Gallarde, Galart, Gallardt, Le Galard, La Galarde, Le Galart, La Gallarde, La Gallarte, Le Gallart, Le Gallardt, De Gallarte, De Gallardt, De Galard, De Galarde, De Gallard, De Gallarde, De Galart, De Gallart, Des Gallardes, Des Galards, Des Galardes, Des Galarts, Gallaud, Galaud, Gallaudet, Galaudet, Gallod, Galod, Gallodet and many more.
Early Notables of the Galarneau family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Galarneau family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Gallard, who settled in Virginia in 1643; John Gallard, who settled in Philadelphia in 1716; Pierre Elisee Gallaudet, who arrived in New York in 1724.
Contemporary Notables of the name Galarneau (post 1700)
- Michel Galarneau (b. 1961), Canadian former ice hockey centre