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Primeau Early Origins



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.

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Primeau Spelling Variations


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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.

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Primeau Early History


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Primeau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Primeau research. Another 192 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1696, 1747, 1786, 1802, 1806, and 1816 are included under the topic Early Primeau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Primeau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Primeau Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Primeau 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:

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Primeau (post 1700)


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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Primeau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Primeau 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 28 November 2016 at 12:10.

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