The history of the Toulouse family goes back to the Medieval landscape of southern France, to a region known as Languedoc. It is derived from the family living in the city of Toulouse, one of the major urban centers in the south of France.
Early Origins of the Toulouse family
Languedoc where they held a family seat as members of the aristocracy in that region. The main line of the Toulouse family emerged as the Comtes de Lautrec.
The first of this line was Raymond I, Count of Toulouse (died 865) who was the Count of Limoges, Rouergue, Quercy, Toulouse and Albi. On his death, his brother Fredelo, (Fredelo, Fridolo, or Frigidolo) who died in 852 assumed the title and some regard him as the first Count of Toulouse (844-852.) This line survived until Raymond VII, Count of Toulouse (1197-1249.) Shortly after his death, the county was annexed by France.
Early History of the Toulouse family
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Toulouse Spelling Variations
spelling variations of this name, Toulouse some of which are Toulouse, Toulous, Tolouse and others.
Early Notables of the Toulouse family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Toulouse family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Toulouse Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Toulouse (post 1700)