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Noble surnames, such as Alixan, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Alixan, 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.

Alixan Early Origins



The surname Alixan was first found in Orléanais, where the family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Alixan Spelling Variations


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Alixan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Allix, Alix, Allixat, Alixat, Allixant, Alixant, Allixand, Alixand, Allixan and many more.

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Alixan Early History


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Alixan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alixan research. Another 307 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1631, 1641, 1696, 1717, and 1777 are included under the topic Early Alixan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Alixan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alixan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Alixan 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 or some of its variants were: 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.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Alixan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alixan 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 22 October 2013 at 14:53.

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