The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname Raboteau.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. Raboteau 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 Raboteau family
The surname Raboteau 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 Raboteau family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Raboteau 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 Raboteau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Raboteau 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 Raboteau family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Raboteau family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Raboteau Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Charles Cornelius Raboteau, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)