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The surname Fusilier 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."

Fusilier Early Origins



The surname Fusilier 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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Fusilier Spelling Variations


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Fusilier Spelling Variations



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

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Fusilier Early History


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Fusilier Early History



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

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Fusilier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fusilier Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Fusilier Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • George Fusilier, aged 0, who settled in New Orleans, in 1919
  • Helene Fusilier, aged 31, who emigrated to New Orleans, in 1919

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Fusilier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fusilier 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 24 March 2015 at 13:05.

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