The Parataux surname is derived from the French "Paré," the past participle of the verb "parer" meaning "to prepare;" as such, the name was originally occupational
, for someone who finished cloth.
Early Origins of the Parataux family
The surname Parataux was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France where the family was established in early times in the department of Puy-de-Dôme.
Early History of the Parataux family
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Parataux Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Paré, Pare, Paret, Parey, Paray, Parat, Parateau and many more.
Early Notables of the Parataux family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Parataux family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Paré, originally from Soulaures, in Dordogne, who settled in Quebec, where he married Françoise Lehoux in 1653; André Paré, who settled in Saint-Vallier, where he married Marthe Asselin in 1747.