Mousseau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Mousseau family

The surname Mousseau was first found in Brittany, where they have held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the Mousseau family

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Mousseau Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Musy, Musie, Musies, Mussy, Mussie, Mussies, Mussey, Mousy, Mousie, Musset, Musy, Musse, de la Musse, LaMusse, DeMusse, Mussi, Musi, Mousies, Moussy, Moussie, Moussies, Mucy, Mucey, Mucie, Mucies, Moucie, Moucies, Moucey, de Musy and many more.

Early Notables of the Mousseau family (pre 1700)

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Mousseau Ranking

In the United States, the name Mousseau is the 13,450th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Mousseau is ranked the 7,384th most popular surname with an estimated 1,000 - 1,500 people with that name. [2]


United States Mousseau migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mousseau Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • J.M.J. Mousseau, aged 16, who settled in America from Naufes, France, in 1904
  • Joseph Octave Mousseau, aged 46, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1922
  • Annette Mousseau, aged 44, who immigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1922

Canada Mousseau migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mousseau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Julien Mousseau, who landed in Quebec in 1669
Mousseau Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Jean Mousseau, aged 25, who arrived in Montreal in 1714
Mousseau Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Alfred Mousseau, aged 35, who immigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1924
  • Irene Mousseau, aged 31, who immigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1924

Contemporary Notables of the name Mousseau (post 1700) +

  • Michael J. Mousseau (b. 1964), American political scientist
  • France Mousseau (b. 1962), French Canadian ballroom dance champion, choreographer and TV personality
  • Joseph-Octave Mousseau (1875-1965), French Canadian lawyer and politician, born in Saint-Polycarpe, Quebec, who represented Soulanges in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1904 to 1914
  • Joseph Octave Mousseau (1844-1898), French Canadian physician and politician, Member of the Canadian Parliament for Soulanges (1891-1892)
  • Jean-Paul Mousseau (1927-1991), French Canadian artist and student of Paul-Émile Borduas and a member of the Automatist school
  • Alexis Mousseau (1767-1848), French Canadian farmer and politician from Berthier, Lower Canada who represented Warwick from 1820 to 1824 and from 1827 to 1830 and Berthier from 1830 to 1838 in the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada
  • Joseph-Alfred Mousseau PC, (1837-1886), French Canadian politician born in Sainte-Geneviève-de-Berthier, Lower Canada, 6th Premier of Quebec (1882-1884), MLA for Jacques-Cartier (1882-1884)


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/


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