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Primeau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Primeau family


The surname Primeau was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family was anciently seated in a village in Côte-d'Or, in the district of Beaune.

Early History of the Primeau family


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Primeau Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Primeau, Primeaux, Primaud, Primauld, Primaut, Primault, Primaux, Primaulx, Primot, Primat, Primard, Primet and many more.

Early Notables of the Primeau family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Primeau family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Primeau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • François Primeau, who married Madeleine Deneau in Laprairie in 1687

Primeau Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Primeau, who married Marie-Anne Chouillard in Lachine, Quebec in 1721
  • Joachim Primeau, who married Madeleine Benoit in Longueil in 1734
  • Jacques Primeau, who married Marie-Charlotte Legant in Châteauguay, Quebec in 1746
  • François Primeau, who married Françoise Depuis in 1767 in St-Constant
  • Paul Primeau, who married Marie-Joseph Bureau in Quebec City in 1798

Contemporary Notables of the name Primeau (post 1700)


  • Verdell Primeau, singer of harmonized Native American Church (peyote) songs, with Johnny Mike (Diné)
  • Charles Primeau (1814-1897), fur trader on the Missouri River, clerk, bourgeois of Fort Pierre, 1882 treaty Lakota interpreter
  • Pierre Primeau (b. 1770), French-Canadian engagé on the Missouri River and 1825 treaty Ponca interpreter, brother of Paul, father of Antoine aka Lone Chief, chief of the Ponca mixedbloods
  • Paul Primeau (1776-1851), French-Canadian engagé on the first leg of the Lewis and Clark Expedition up to the Mandan
  • Lesley Primeau, Canadian radio personality
  • Kevin Primeau (b. 1956), Canadian professional ice hockey player
  • Keith Primeau (b. 1971), Canadian professional ice hockey player
  • Joe Primeau (1906-1989), Canadian professional ice hockey player
  • Wayne Primeau (b. 1976), Canadian professional ice hockey player
  • A Joseph Primeau, Canadian professional ice hockey player

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