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