Noble surnames, such as Joudou, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Joudou, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Ile de France region. In France, hereditary surnames
were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The Joudou family originally derived its surname from the name of the place in Ile-de-France.
Early Origins of the Joudou family
The surname Joudou was first found in Ile-de-France, where the family held a family seat
since early times.
Early History of the Joudou family
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Joudou Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Jodeau, Jodelet, Jodin, Jodoin, Jodouin, Jodot, Joudon, Joudou, Jaudeau, Jaudelet, Jaudin, Jaudoin, Jaudot, Jaudon, Jaudou, Jodel, Jodelle, Jaudel, Jaudelle, Jodier, Jaudier and many more.
Early Notables of the Joudou family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Joudou family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Claude Jodouin, who married Anne Thomas in Montreal in 1666; Marie Jodon, who married André Barbeau called Laforest in Quebec City in 1669; Jacques Jodouin, who married Marie-Jeanne Regindeau in 1709 in Varennes.