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Neveu Early Origins



The surname Neveu was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of Chateaux.

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Neveu Spelling Variations


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Neveu Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Neveue, Neveu, Neveux, Neveur, Nevot, Nevoux, Nevet, Nevez, De Neveu, De Neveue, De Nevet and many more.

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Neveu Early History


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Neveu Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Neveu research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1700 and 1789 are included under the topic Early Neveu History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Neveu Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Neveu Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Neveu 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:

Neveu Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Neveu, who landed in Montreal in 1659
  • Jean Neveu settled in Quebec in 1663 from Poitou
  • Pierre Neveu who settled in Quebec in 1669, arriving from Aunis near Bordeaux on the west coast of France
  • Adrian Neveu settled in Quebec in 1679 from Normandy
  • Jean Neveu settled in Quebec in 1688 also from Poitou
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Neveu Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Michel Neveu arrived in Quebec in 1746 from Ile-de-France
  • Louis Neveu arrived in Quebec in 1791 from Maine

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Contemporary Notables of the name Neveu (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Neveu (post 1700)



  • Brett Neveu, American playwright, awarded the Ofner Prize from the Goodman Theatre in 2004 and the Emerging Artist Award from the League of Chicago Theatres in 2005
  • William Neveu, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 101st District, 1974, 1974
  • Claude Neveu, French five-time gold medalist slalom canoer in the late 1940s to the mid-1950s
  • Cyril Neveu (b. 1956), French motocross racer
  • Boris Neveu (b. 1986), French two-time gold, four-time silver and three-time bronze medalist slalom canoer
  • Gérald Neveu (1921-1960), French poet
  • Patrice Neveu (b. 1954), French football coach and former player
  • Ginette Neveu (1919-1949), French violin virtuoso who was tragically killed in a plane crash at the age of 30
  • Andre Neveu (b. 1946), French physicist, co-invented the Neveu-Schwarz algebra and the Gross-Neveu model
  • Franz Xaver Freiherr von Neveu (1749-1828), the last Prince-Bishop of Basel, reigning from 1794 to 1803
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
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    The Neveu Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Neveu 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 18 January 2016 at 11:02.

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