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The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname Robideau.The earliest 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. Robideau 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."

Robideau Early Origins



The surname Robideau was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this renowned family has held a family seat since the Middle Ages.

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Robideau Spelling Variations


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Robideau 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.

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Robideau Early History


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Robideau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Robideau research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1445, 1733, 1737, 1763, 1794, 1808, 1811, 1819, 1826, and 1835 are included under the topic Early Robideau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Robideau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Robideau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Robideau Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Louis Robert settled in Quebec in 1665; Sylvain Robert settled there in 1756; Mathurin settled there in 1691; René settled there in 1773.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Robideau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Robideau (post 1700)



  • Janet Robideau, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 2000
  • C. J. Robideau, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1952
  • Robert Robideau (1948-2009), American Native Americans activist

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Robideau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Robideau 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 1 December 2015 at 14:27.

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