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Gareau Early Origins



The surname Gareau was first found in Languedoc where they had been anciently seated in the seigneurie of d'Arreau, a village in the Hautes-Pyrénées in the arrondissement of Bagnères in the south-west of France.

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Gareau Spelling Variations


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Gareau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Garreau, Gareau, Garreault, Gareault, Garron, Garon, Garren, Garau, Garaud, Garaude, Garault, Garaut, Garot, Garoui, Garraud, Garrault, Garraut, Garrot, Garroui, Garriau, Garriaud, Garriot, Garro, Garros, Garroutte, Garrot, Garrow, Garrod, Garroux, Le Garreau, Legarreau, Le Gareau, Legareau, Le Garault, du Garreau and many more.

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Gareau Early History


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Gareau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gareau research. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) covering the year 1825 is included under the topic Early Gareau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gareau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gareau Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gareau 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 were:

Gareau Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Gareau arrived in New York state in 1715

Gareau Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • F. Gareau arrived in New Orleans in 1823
  • Edmund Gareau arrived in Philadelphia in 1879

Gareau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Gareau who settled in Quebec in 1670 from Aunis on the west coast of France

Gareau Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jacques Gareau also arrived in Quebec from Aunis in 1731
  • René Gareau arrived in Quebec from Brittany in 1759
  • Pierre Gareau arrived in Quebec from Maine in 1788

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gareau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gareau (post 1700)



  • Louis Gareau, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • France Gareau (b. 1967), Canadian athlete who won the Silver medal in the 4 x 100 meters event at the 1984 Summer Olympics
  • Jacqueline Gareau (b. 1953), Canadian runner who won the Boston Marathon on April 21, 1980

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Gareau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gareau 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 5 March 2015 at 12:01.

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