occupational in origin and derives from a person employed making rivets for armor having derived from the Old French word rivet, meaning small nail or bolt.
Early Origins of the Riveaux family
Early History of the Riveaux family
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Riveaux Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rivest, Rivet, Rive, Rives, Larivest, Larivet, Larive, Larives, Delarive, Delarivest, Delarivet, Riverain, Rivaud, Rivaut, Rivereau, Rivelin, Rivelon and many more.
Early Notables of the Riveaux family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Riveaux family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Maurice Rivet (direct ancestor of Cardinal Villeneuve) who settled in Quebec in Cont. Ameau with his wife Marie Cusson in 1671; Pierre Rivet who married in Montreal his wife Madeleine Sé.
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