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Multiple Origins for the Surname Negus


Belgium


Negus Early Origins



The surname Negus was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in West Flanders, a province in Belgium, originally Bruges. Within this province the notable towns are Bruges, the capital city, Ostend, Courtrai, Furnes, Thielt, Ypres and Roulers. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Negus Spelling Variations


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Negus Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Negus, Negos, Nagu, Naguet, Negas, Naiges, Nogues, Noguez and many more.

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Negus Early History


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Negus Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Negus research. Another 232 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1618 and 1768 are included under the topic Early Negus History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Negus Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Negus Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Negus 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:

Negus Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jonathan Negus, who setted in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1633
  • Benjamin Negus, who arrived in Boston in 1639

Negus Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Stephen W. Negus, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1811
  • R. C. Negus, who arrived in San Francisco in 1852
  • Gilbert Negus, who arrived in San Francisco in 1852

Negus Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • George Negus, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749

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Contemporary Notables of the name Negus (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Negus (post 1700)



  • Fred Negus (1923-2005), American football player
  • Tony Negus APM, Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police since 2009
  • Steve Negus (b. 1952), Canadian drummer and songwriter
  • James Negus (1927-2008), British philatelist and book editor
  • Francis Negus (b. 1732), English military officer, courtier, and politician
  • Arthur Negus (1903-1985), British broadcaster and antiques expert
  • Sir Victor Ewings Negus MS, FRCS (1887-1974), British laryngologist, surgeon and comparative anatomist
  • George Edward Negus (b. 1942), Australian author, journalist and television presenter
  • Sydney Ambrose "Syd" Negus (1912-1986), Australian politician

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Negus Historic Events


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Negus Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

RMS Lusitania


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Negus Family Crest Products


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Negus Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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    The Negus Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Negus 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 13 March 2017 at 17:30.

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