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The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname Rabideau.The earliest hereditary surnames in France were either patronymic surnames, derived from the father's given name, or metronymic names, derived from the mother's given name. Rabideau is derived from the Old French personal name Robert, which is composed of the Germanic elements "hrod," meaning "bright," and "berht," meaning "bright" or "famous."

Rabideau Early Origins



The surname Rabideau was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this renowned family has held a family seat since the Middle Ages.

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Rabideau Spelling Variations


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Rabideau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Robert, Robers, Robart, Roberte, Robertes, Robarte, Robartes, Robarts, Roberrt, Roberrs, Roberre, Robèrre, Robarres, Robarrs, Robarre, le Robert, le Robers, de Robert, de Robers and many more.

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Rabideau Early History


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Rabideau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rabideau research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1445, 1733, 1737, 1763, 1794, 1808, 1811, 1819, 1826, and 1835 are included under the topic Early Rabideau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rabideau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rabideau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rabideau 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 or some of its variants were: Louis Robert settled in Quebec in 1665; Sylvain Robert settled there in 1756; Mathurin settled there in 1691; René settled there in 1773.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rabideau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rabideau (post 1700)



  • Shawn Rabideau (b. 1975), American lifestyle expert and event planner
  • William Rabideau, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 10th District, 1932, 1934, 1936 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Rabideau Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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The Rabideau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rabideau 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 15 March 2017 at 08:43.

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