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 Garnaux family
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 Garnaux family
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Garnaux 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 Garnaux family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Garnaux family to the New World and Oceana
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Garnaux Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Garnaux Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
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