Early Origins of the Rheaume family
The surname Rheaume 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 Rheaume family
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Rheaume 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 Rheaume family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rheaume family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rheaume Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Al. Paul Rheaume, who settled in Illinois in 1743
Rheaume Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Jean Rheaume, who arrived in Quebec in 1665
Contemporary Notables of the name Rheaume (post 1700)
- Manon Rheaume (b. 1972), Canadian hockey player from Lac Beaufort, Quebec, the first woman to play in the NHL