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Garineau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Garineau family originally derived its surname from the seigneury of Garneau in the region of Poitou. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names often denoted the proprietorship of a village or estate; in other instances they indicated where a person had moved from.

Early Origins of the Garineau family


The surname Garineau was first found in Poitou where they held a family seat in the honor of the seigneury of Garneau in the region of Saintonge in the diocese of Saintes in the parliament of Bordeaux.

Early History of the Garineau family


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Garineau Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Garnaud, Garnault, Garneau, Garneault, Garineau, Garinaud, Garino, Garinois, Garinot, Garnot, Garnoux, Le Garnaud, Legarnaud, Le Garnault, Legarnault, Le Garneau and many more.

Early Notables of the Garineau family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Garineau family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Louis Garnaud, who came from La Rochelle and settled in Quebec in 1663; Francois Garnaux, who arrived in Montreal in 1685; as well as Harriet Garneau, who was on record in the 1871 census of Ontario, Canada..

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