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
family seat since the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Raboteau family
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Raboteau 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.
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
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