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Giroux Early Origins



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

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Giroux Spelling Variations


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Giroux 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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Giroux Early History


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Giroux Early History



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

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Giroux Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Giroux Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Giroux 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 were:

Giroux Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacques Giroux, who settled in Louisiana in 1756

Giroux Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Giroux, who landed in Quebec in 1634

Giroux Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Giroux, who settled in the parish of Saint-Jean, in Quebec, in 1733

Giroux Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Maurice Giroux, who settled in the parish of Saint-Laurent, Quebec, in 1811
  • Jean-Baptiste Giroux settled with his wife, Victoire, in the parish of Saint-Pierre, Quebec, in 1886

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Contemporary Notables of the name Giroux (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Giroux (post 1700)



  • Julie Ann Giroux (b. 1961), American Emmy Award winning composer
  • Robert Giroux (1914-2008), American book editor and publisher
  • André Giroux (1801-1879), French photographer and landscape art and Genre painter
  • Auguste Giroux, French rugby union player
  • Roland Giroux CC (1913-1991), Canadian Chairman of the Quebec Hydro-Electric Commission (Hydro-Québec) from 1969 to 1977
  • Michelle Giroux (b. 1975), Canadian stage, television and film actress, best known for her many roles at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival over nine seasons
  • Leonidas Alcidas Giroux (1885-1936), Canadian politician, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta (1924-1936)
  • Mathieu Giroux (b. 1986), Canadian gold and silver medalist speed-skater
  • Lionel Giroux (1935-1995), Canadian midget wrestler, best known by his ring name Little Beaver
  • Pierre Yves Giroux (b. 1955), Canadian NHL ice hockey player
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Giroux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Giroux 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 28 November 2016 at 10:18.

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