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Thibeaux History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The prestigious French surname Thibeaux is a proud sign of a rich and dynamic ancestry.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. They derive from the language of the Visigoths, who controlled France between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. The surname Thibeaux was originally derived from the Old French personal name of Theobald meaning bold or brave.

Early Origins of the Thibeaux family


The surname Thibeaux was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where they held a family seat and functioned as officers of the mounted constabulary (Maréchaussés) of Bourgogne and Bresse.

Early History of the Thibeaux family


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Thibeaux Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Thibaud, Thibault, Thibaut, Thiboult, Thiboud, Thibaudeau, Thibeault, Thiboutot, Thibodeau, Tibodo, Tibbo, Tibaut and many more.

Early Notables of the Thibeaux family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Thibeaux family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hippolyte Thivierge, who with his new wife Renée Hervé arrived in New France in 1659, a monument can be seen in Sainte-Famille, Quebec commemorating their arrival.

Contemporary Notables of the name Thibeaux (post 1700)


  • Peter C. Thibeaux (b. 1961), retired American professional NBA basketball small forward
  • Sister Mary Madeleine Thibeaux, American nun who played herself in the television movie Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995)
  • Peter Thibeaux (b. 1961), American actor, known for Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985)
  • Clarissa Thibeaux, American actress, known for her work in Bruno & Earlene Go to Vegas (2013), No Sugar Rim (2013) and Caesar's Day in Court (2010)

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