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The French surname Lusignan is of patronymic origin, as it is derived from the personal name of the original bearer's father. The name Lusignan 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 Lusignan.

Lusignan Early Origins



The surname Lusignan 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.

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Lusignan Spelling Variations


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Lusignan Spelling Variations



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

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Lusignan Early History


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Lusignan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lusignan research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lusignan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lusignan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lusignan Early Notables (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...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lusignan 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:

Lusignan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • David Lusignan, aged 26, who emigrated to America, in 1923
  • Dave Lusignan, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1924

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Lusignan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lusignan 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.

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