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The surname Gingras was first found in Poitou, a part of Aquitane, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of the Vienne and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. They held a family seat from ancient times at La Rochelle.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gingras, Gingrais, Gingraix, Gaingras, Gaingrais, Gaingrais, Gêngras and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gingras research. Another 146 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1665 is included under the topic Early Gingras History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
More information is included under the topic Early Gingras Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gingras Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Gingras Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
The Gingras Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gingras 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.
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