Lucien History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The French surname Lucien is of patronymic origin, as it is derived from the personal name of the original bearer's father. The name Lucien is most likely derived from Saint Lucianus, an apostle and martyr in the third and fourth centuries. The name was common to name a child after a revered saint, many people whose father's were named after Lucianus used the surname Lucien.

Early Origins of the Lucien family

The surname Lucien was first found in the region of Marne in the northern province of Champagne. However, as the surname is derived from a personal name, it was common throughout most of France.

Important Dates for the Lucien family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lucien research. Another 104 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lucien History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lucien Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lucien, Lucian, Luciano, Luciani, Lucienne and many more.

Early Notables of the Lucien family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family during this period was the prefect of Egypt, at the height of the Roman Empire, whose name was simply Lucien. He was born in Samosate during...
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Lucien migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lucien Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Henry Lucien, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1869 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lucien (post 1700)

  • Major-General Auguste-Eugène Lucien (1887-1967), French General Officer Commanding 6th Infantry Division (1939-1940) [2]
  • Peter Edward Julian Victor Lucien, French medical practitioner in Malasyia in the mid-20th century
  • René Lucien, French engineer at l'Institut des Hautes études de défense
  • Maurice Charles Camille Lucien (1880-1968), French biologist
  • Marcel Lucien (b. 1957), film director and photographer
  • Ben Lucien Burman (1896-1984), American author and journalist
  • Marcel Lucien Tournier (1879-1951), French harpist, composer, and pedagogue; he won the Rossini Prize for his work "Laura et Petrarch"
  • Auguste Lucien Gillot, recipient of the Military Cross, Rosette of Resistance, Municipal Magistrate, Paris
  • André Lucien de Gennes, Doctor, Commander of the Legion of Honour, Paris
  • Raymond Lucien Bonnal, Officer of the Legion of Honour, decorated Knight by the Ministry of Education and of Social Merit, Military Cross, Silver Medal in Sports, Agricultural Engineer, Paris

Historic Events for the Lucien family

Flight TWA 800
  • Miss. Dalila Lucien (1979-1996), from Los Angeles, California, USA, American passenger flying aboard flight TWA 800 from J.F.K. Airport, New York to Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Rome when the plane crashed after takeoff ; she died in the crash [3]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 6) Auguste-Eugène Lucien. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Lucien/Auguste-Eug%C3%A8ne/France.html
  3. ^ The Washington Post Passenger List TWA Flight 800. (Retrieved 2018, February 15th). Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/national/longterm/twa800/list01.htm
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