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Reaux Early Origins



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.

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Reaux Spelling Variations


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Reaux Spelling Variations



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.

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Reaux Early History


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Reaux Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reaux research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Reaux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Reaux Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Reaux Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Reaux (post 1700)


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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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Reaux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reaux 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 21 July 2014 at 08:10.

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