Lebeau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Directly translated, "le beau" means "the beautiful". One source states that the name Beau was given to those that appealed to both the eye and the mind. [1]

Early Origins of the Lebeau family

The surname Lebeau was first found in Poitou, where Nicolas Beau, a knight, was the Lord of Sainte-Gemme and Bourgneuf in 1309.

Early History of the Lebeau family

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Lebeau Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Beau, Lebeau, Lebeaux, Le beaux, Lebeault and others.

Early Notables of the Lebeau family (pre 1700)

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United States Lebeau migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lebeau Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Peter LeBeau, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737 [2]
  • John LeBeau, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740 [2]
  • John Abr LeBeau, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742 [2]
  • Joseph LeBeau, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1773 [2]

Canada Lebeau migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lebeau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • René Lebeau, son of Jean and Étiennette, who married Marie-Madeleine Guertin, daughter of Louis and Élisabeth, in Boucherville, Quebec on 11th February 1694 [3]
Lebeau Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Albert Lebeau, son of Marien and Suzanne, who married Françoise Vanier, daughter of Joseph-Jean-Baptiste and Françoise, in Sault-au-Récollet, Quebec on 17th August 1701 [3]
  • Louis Lebeau, son of Jean and Étiennette, who married Geneviève Brunet, daughter of Antoine and Françoise, in Montreal, Quebec on 8th February 1705 [3]
  • Mathurin Lebeau, son of Jean and Étiennette, who married Marie Lesueur, daughter of Pierre-Charles and Marguerite, in Boucherville, Quebec on 20th February 1713 [3]
  • Marien Lebeau, son of Jean and Étiennette, who married Suzanne Lory, daughter of François and Marie-Anne, in Boucherville, Quebec on 20th April 1719 [3]
  • Pierre Lebeau, son of Étienne and Madeleine, who married Marguerite De Launay, daughter of Charles and Marie-Anne, in Montreal, Quebec on 23rd May 1724 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Lebeau (post 1700) +

  • Gary LeBeau (b. 1900), American politician, Connecticut State Senator
  • Dick LeBeau (b. 1937), American professional (NFL) football coach
  • Josephine LeBeau, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996, 2000 (alternate); Member, Rules Committee, 1988 [4]
  • Gary D. LeBeau, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives; Elected 1990; Member of Connecticut State Senate 3rd District, 1997- [4]
  • Charles H. LeBeau, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from 11th Senatorial District, 1961 [4]
  • Joseph Lebeau (1794-1865), Belgian statesman
  • Stéphan Lebeau (b. 1968), Canadian professional ice hockey player


  1. ^ Dionne, N.-E., Origine Des Familles Canadiennes-Français. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Print.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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