Negus History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Negus family

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.

Early History of the Negus family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Negus research. Another 83 words (6 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.

Negus Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Negus family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Negus Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Negus migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Negus Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Jonathan Negus, who settled 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

Canada Negus migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Negus Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • George Negus, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749

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

Empress of Ireland
  • Mrs. Matilda Negus, née Ibbotson British Stewardess from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [1]
RMS Lusitania
  • Mr. Edward Negus, American 2nd Class passenger from New York, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking [2]


  1. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
  2. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/


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