Mongeau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Mongeau family

The surname Mongeau was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering Spain, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution, where this family was established in earlier times.

The members of the family also formed important alliances with other distinguished families of the day. An alliance was formed between the branch Mongeot de Boisset and the Boitouset family of Burgundy. The branch Monginot established an alliance with the La Loge family, and the Marchand and Simony families of Burgundy.

The branch Mongey formed an alliance with the Migieu and DePringles families. Other important alliances were between the branch Demonge and the Le Compasseur family, the Petit de Bressey family and Thomas D'Islan, and also between the branch Demongeot and the Joly family of Burgundy.

Early History of the Mongeau family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mongeau research. Another 120 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1746, 1789, 1795, 1799, 1808, and 1818 are included under the topic Early Mongeau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mongeau Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mongeau, Mongeaux, Mongeot, Mongeaud, Mongeault, Mongin, Mongenet, Mongenais, Mongenot, Monge, Monges, Lemonge, Demonge, Monget, Mongette, Monger, Mongeon, Mongey, Monginot and many more.

Early Notables of the Mongeau family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family at this time was Gaspard Monge (1746-1818), the count of Péluse, a French senator and mathematician, who was the first person to identify the principles of descriptive geometry and to develop methods and applications of descriptive geometry. As well, he was a professor at the École Centrale des travaux...
Another 52 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mongeau Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Canada Mongeau migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mongeau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Jacques Mongeau, son of Pierre-Jacques and Louise, who married Catherine Milot, daughter of Jacques and Jeanne, in Montreal, Quebec on 1st March 1685 [1]
  • Jean-Baptiste Mongeau, son of Pierre and Louise, who married Élisabeth Bonnedeau, daughter of Louis and Anne, in Quebec on 14th February 1691 [1]
Mongeau Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Jean Mongeau, son of David and Marie, who married Angélique Rancour, daughter of Joseph and Marie, in Quebec on 17th January 1708 [1]
  • Pierre Mongeau, son of Jacques and Catherine, who married Madeleine Duverger, daughter of Jean-Baptiste and Anne, in Repentigny, Quebec on 24th November 1710 [1]
  • Gabriel Mongeau, son of Jacques and Catherine, who married Catherine Choquet, daughter of nicolas and Anne, in Varennes, Quebec on 5th August 1717 [1]
  • Jean-Pierre Mongeau, son of Jacques and Catherine, who married Marguerite Lussier, daughter of Christophe and Catherine, in Varennes, Quebec on 6th January 1718 [1]
  • Christophe Mongeau, son of Jacques and Catherine, who married Marie-Charlotte-Élisabeth Prevost, daughter of René and Anne, in Varennes, Quebec on 21st April 1721 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Mongeau (post 1700) +

  • Tana Marie Mongeau (b. 1998), American Internet personality, musician, and model
  • Paul Mongeau, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Gratiot County, 1956, 1958 [2]
  • Michel Mongeau (1946-2020), Canadian actor
  • France Mongeau (b. 1961), Canadian educator and poet from Trois-Rivières, best known for her collection Lumières which received the Prix Émile-Nelligan in 1986
  • Serge Mongeau (b. 1937), Canadian physician, writer, publisher and politician from Montreal, Quebec
  • Claude Mongeau, Canadian railroad executive from Montreal, President and CEO of Canadian National Railway (CNR) from January 1, 2010, to July 1, 2016


  1. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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