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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.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Garoutte research. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) covering the year 1825 is included under the topic Early Garoutte History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Garoutte Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Gareau who settled in Quebec in 1670 from Aunis on the west coast of France; Jacques Gareau also arrived in Quebec from Aunis in 1731; René Gareau arrived in Quebec from Brittany in 1759.
The Garoutte Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garoutte 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 23 September 2010 at 15:39.