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Cazneau Family History & Genealogy

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Cazneau Surname History

All known Cazneau family members can be traced back to Paix de Cazneau or Cassaneau. He was a French Huguenot who came to Boston, Massachusetts from France about the year 1686. Some family members have added an X to the end of the name making it Cazneaux. One example of this was Harold Cazneaux of Australia, artistic photographer. There are Cazneau streets around the world in such places as England, California, Texas and Australia.


 

The earliest Cazneau family member on record (so far) is Paix de Cazneau or Cassaneau. The family has French roots but the meaning of the name Cazneau in Romanian is "tried harder." Some other spellings of Cazneau are Cazneaux, Casno, Casnau, Cassaneau and Casneau.  If you know more about this family than has been entered here by other family members, please add it to this page.

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Cazneau Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

The Cazneau family is from France.  There have been many variations of the surname Cazneau and some of them  are Cazneaux, Casno, Casnau, Cousins, and Cassaneau but all of them are of French origin. Cazneau is a French last name.

Cazneau Meaning & Etymology

In the Romanian language, the name Cazneau is a word in lower case "cazneau". Therefore in Romanian the word " cazneau " means " tried harder ". This was a translation provided by the Romanian Embassy.

Cazneau Life Expectancy

According to our database of 34 people with the last name Cazneau that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

73.1
years

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Famous People named Cazneau

Some famous people named Cazneau were:

  • Jane McManus Cazneau ( 1807-1878 ) of Texas ref; Notable American Women.
  • General William Leslie Cazneau ( 1807-1876 ) of Texas.
  • General Thomas N. Cazneau ( 1812-1873 ) of California.
  • Stanley M. Cazneaux ( 1933 - 2011 ) The Grand Master of The California Masons 1991.
  • Harold Cazneaux ( 1878 - 1953 ). Australian artistic photographer.

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Most Common Cazneau First Names

According to our database of 60 people with the last name Cazneau that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • William 8.3%
  • Robert 8.3%
  • Milton 8.3%
  • Delores 6.7%
  • Helene 6.7%
  • Michael 5.0%
  • Rose 5.0%
  • Mildred 5.0%
  • Josephine 5.0%
  • Dee 5.0%
  • Don 3.3%
  • Patrick 3.3%
  • Bob 3.3%
  • Helen 3.3%
  • Vern 3.3%
  • Lancelot 1.7%
  • Verne 1.7%
  • Cazneau 1.7%
  • Sharpe 1.7%
  • Janice 1.7%
  • Erselia 1.7%
  • Eileen 1.7%
  • A 1.7%
  • Eugene 1.7%
  • John 1.7%
  • Mary 1.7%
  • Margaret 1.7%

Cazneau Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

Some other spellings of Cazneau are Cazneaux, Cazeneau, Casno, Casnau, Cassaneau and Casneau.

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