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Early Origins of the Neau family

The surname Neau was first found in Champagne, where early members of the lineage first settled. The name can also be traced to the île-de-France.

Pierre Naud, son of Jean and Marie (née Martin) of Saintonge, was a French soldier that settled in Canada in the 17th century. He married Marie-Thérèse Garant, born on 29th July 1672, daughter of Pierre and Renée (née Chamfrin), in 1692. He married again at Saint-Michel, Quebec to Marie-Jeanne Gaboury, daughter of Louis and Nicole (née Soulard), on 20th April 1716. [1]

Early History of the Neau family

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Neau Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Naud, Nault, Neault, Naudet, Naudé, Naudin, Naudy, Naudet and many more.

Early Notables of the Neau family

Notable amongst the family during this period was Gabriel Naudé, a famous bibliographer who was considered to be one of the most educated men of his time. Born in Paris in 1600, he became a successful philosopher and developed a passion for medicine. Philippe Naudé, born in Metz in 1654, was a mathematician and theologian; Philippe Naudé, son of the former, was also a mathematician in Metz. Denis Nault was a literary hack and a judge in Luzy, a town near Nevers, and in Toulon-sur-Arroux, in the bailiwick of Montcenis, during the...
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Neau Ranking

In France, the name Neau is the 1,517th most popular surname with an estimated 3,875 people with that name. [2]

Migration of the Neau family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 180 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Most came during the nineteenth century, but a few immigrated earlier, such as René.

  1. Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
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