Neveux History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Neveux family

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

The family also held estates to the south in both Maine and Anjou and also in Poitou and Brittany. The branch in Anjou eventually moved to Germany and held a family seat at Windschlag. This branch was originally of Folie in Anjou, and they became Barons in the year 1700. Meanwhile the family were elevated to the nobility as the Marquis d'Aiguelle. This aristocratic family flourished on their estates until the Revolution in 1789.

Pierre Neveu, son of Pierre-Mathieu and Marguerite (née Renaud), settled in Quebec in the 17th century. He married Claire Levieux, daughter of Pierre and Jeanne (née Legrand), at Sainte-Famille on 2nd September 1670. [1]

Early History of the Neveux family

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Neveux 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.

Early Notables of the Neveux family (pre 1700)

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Neveux Ranking

In France, the name Neveux is the 2,665th most popular surname with an estimated 2,500 - 3,000 people with that name. [2]

Migration of the Neveux family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pierre Neveu who settled in Quebec in 1669, arriving from Aunis near Bordeaux on the west coast of France; Michel Neveu arrived in Quebec in 1746 from Ile-de-France.


Contemporary Notables of the name Neveux (post 1700) +

  • Brigitte Neveux, French politician and a member of the far-right FN
  • Georges Neveux (1900-1982), French dramatist and poet


  1. ^ Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
  2. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/


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