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Girau Early Origins



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

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Girau Spelling Variations


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Girau 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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Girau Early History


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Girau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Girau 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 Girau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Girau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Girau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Girau 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. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
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    The Girau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Girau 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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