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The surname Fuselier is generally thought to have been an occupational surname. The origins of the name seem to lie with the Latin element "fusus" which denotes a "small wooden instrument used to spin thread." However, the word "fusil," is the French word for "gun."

Fuselier Early Origins



The surname Fuselier was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this eminent family held a family seat from very early times.

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Fuselier Spelling Variations


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Fuselier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fusil, Fusilier, Fuselier and others.

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Fuselier Early History


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Fuselier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fuselier research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1762, 1769, 1770, 1771, and 1772 are included under the topic Early Fuselier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fuselier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fuselier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fuselier 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 were:

Fuselier Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ludger J. Fuselier, aged 24, who settled in New Orleans, La., in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fuselier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fuselier (post 1700)



  • JB Fuselier, American Cajun fiddler and vocalist from Louisiana
  • Alfred Fuselier (b. 1848), American early industrialist as well as a deputy sheriff in Southwest Louisiana

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Fuselier Historic Events


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Fuselier Historic Events




Flight 191

  • J Fuselier, American passenger from USA, who flew aboard American Airlines Flight 191 and died in the crash on May 25, 1979 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Flight 191's Victims - latimes. (Retrieved 2014, April 16) . Retrieved from http://articles.latimes.com/1985-08-04/news/mn-4349_1_fort-lauderdale-area

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Fuselier Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Flight 191's Victims - latimes. (Retrieved 2014, April 16) . Retrieved from http://articles.latimes.com/1985-08-04/news/mn-4349_1_fort-lauderdale-area

Other References

  1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. 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.
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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The Fuselier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fuselier 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 26 August 2017 at 16:02.

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