Alix History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Noble surnames, such as Alix, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Alix, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Orleans. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.
Early Origins of the Alix family
The surname Alix was first found in Orléanais, where the family held a family seat from ancient times.
Important Dates for the Alix family
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Alix Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Allix, Alix, Allixat, Alixat, Allixant, Alixant, Allixand, Alixand, Allixan and many more.
Early Notables of the Alix family (pre 1700)
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Alix migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Alix Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- François Alix dit la Rose, who settled in New Orleans with his wife and his daughter in 1726
- François Alix, who arrived in New Orleans with his wife in 1727
- la Roze Alix, who was living in New Orleans in 1731
Contemporary Notables of the name Alix (post 1700)
- Alix Hawley (b. 1975), Canadian novelist and short-story writer
- Dame Alix Hester Marie Kilroy DBE (1903-1999), Lady Meynell, one of the first two women to have entered the administrative grade of the Civil Service by examination in 1925
- Alix Olson (b. 1975), American poet
- Alix Bushnell, New Zealand actress and singer
- Alix Louise Sauvage (b. 1973), Australian Olympic Paralympic wheelchair racer
- Alix Popham (b. 1979), Welsh rugby union player