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Gerou Early Origins



The surname Gerou was first found in Languedoc where this celebrated family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Gerou Spelling Variations


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Gerou Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Giroux, Giroulx, Giroud, Girous, Girout, Giroult, Giroust, Girou, Geroux, Geroulx, Gerrou, Jiroux, Jeroux, Gurule and many more.

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Gerou Early History


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Gerou Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gerou research. Another 587 words (42 lines of text) covering the years 1464, 1590, 1667, 1724, 1610, 1600, 1700, 1791, 1628 and 1711 are included under the topic Early Gerou History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gerou Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gerou Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gerou 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 or some of its variants were: Jacques Giroux settled in Louisiana in 1756; Pierre Giroux settled in the parish of Saint-Jean, in Quebec, in 1733; Louis Girou settled in the parish of Saint-Laurent, Quebec, in 1725.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Gerou Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gerou 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 18 September 2013 at 10:29.

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