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Viau Early Origins



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

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Viau Spelling Variations


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Viau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Viard, Viards, Viart, Viarts, Viar, Viars, Viare, Viares, Viarre, Viarres, Viarte, Viartes, Viarde, Viardes, de Viard and many more.

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Viau Early History


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Viau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Viau research. Another 399 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1342, 1458, 1580, and 1643 are included under the topic Early Viau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Viau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Viau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Viau 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 were:

Viau Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Louis Viau, aged 20, who emigrated to America from Paris, in 1905
  • Mrs. Theodore Viau, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1913
  • Theodore Viau, aged 33, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1913
  • Georges Viau, aged 39, who landed in America from Bordeaux, in 1919
  • Louise Viau, aged 51, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Viau Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Armand Viau, aged 23, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Viau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Viau (post 1700)



  • Leon A. Viau (1866-1947), American professional baseball player
  • Noah H. Viau, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Cheboygan, Michigan, 1941-56
  • Ysabel Viau, Canadian author and entrepreneur
  • Albert Viau (1910-2001), Canadian baritone, folksinger, composer, and music educator who released about 50 78 rpm records during his career
  • Roberto Luis Viau (1931-1971), Argentine gold medalist basketball player at the 1952 Summer Olympics
  • Fernand Viau (1909-2000), Canadian Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons

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Viau Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Viau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Viau 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 16 May 2016 at 16:57.

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