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Origin and popularity of the name GAREAU


Gareau : French:: 1: variant of Garaud from the ancient Germanic personal name Garwald composed of the elements gari (from garwa) ‘ready eager’ or gari ‘spear’ and wald ‘power authority’.2: variant of Garel. Compare Garreau and Garrow.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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