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Tetreau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Tetreau family

The surname Tetreau was first found in Brittany.

Early History of the Tetreau family

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Tetreau Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tetreault, Tetrel, Tetreau, Tetrault, Tétrault and many more.

Early Notables of the Tetreau family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst this name at this time was many individuals in Canada, such as Peter Tetreault, a shoemaker in Saint-Charles, Quebec in 1851; Bénoni Tetreault was a farmer in Versailles, Quebec in 1871; François-Xavier Tetreault was a carpenter in Verchères, Quebec in 1871; Damien Tétrault was a councillor in Sainte-Brigide...
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Migration of the Tetreau family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tetreau Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frederic A. Tetreau, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Emilie Tetreau, aged 23, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1909
  • Ernest D. Tetreau, aged 50, who settled in America from Paris, France, in 1921
  • Hermistas Tetreau, aged 48, who emigrated to Nashera, N.H., in 1924

Tetreau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Daniel Tetreau, who married in Quebec in 1694
  • Jacques Tetreau married in Montreal in 1698

Tetreau Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Blanche Tetreau, aged 40, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1921
  • Hector Tetreau, aged 54, who settled in Sorel, Canada, in 1924

Contemporary Notables of the name Tetreau (post 1700)

  • Édouard Tétreau (b. 1970), French essayist, columnist, and political and economic consultant
  • Nérée Tétreau (1842-1911), Canadian politician representing Ottawa County in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec (1892 to 1897), eponym of Val-Tétreau District, Gatineau

The Tetreau Motto

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Nil desperandum
Motto Translation: Never despairing.

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