Early Origins of the Reaux family
The surname Reaux was first found in Forez
, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat
with lands and manor. The family were well established in this region and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived. They were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Early History of the Reaux family
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Reaux Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Real, Reael, Reaele, Reals, Riel, Rielle, Rill, Rille, Rile, Rele, Relle, Rels, Rhels, Rhelle, Rhel, Riels, Rhels, van Riel, van Rielle, Réal, Reau, Rheaume, Reaumur and many more.
Early Notables of the Reaux family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Reaux family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Reaux Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Louise Reaux, aged 22, who landed in America from Lyons, in 1906
- Stephen Reaux, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Lyons, in 1906
- Marie Reaux, aged 54, who settled in America from Paris, France, in 1923
- Renee Reaux, aged 25, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1923
Contemporary Notables of the name Reaux (post 1700)
- Gerald Reaux (b. 1962), American Chief Operating Officer of Midsouth Bancorp
- Maiya Reaux, American actress, known for Iron Man 3 (2013), After Earth (2013) and Targeting (2012)
- Raymond Reaux (b. 1940), retired French cyclist who competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics