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."
Early Origins of the Rabideau family
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.
Early History of the Rabideau family
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Rabideau 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.
Early Notables of the Rabideau family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rabideau family to the New World and Oceana
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.
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
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