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
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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.
Early Notables of the Negus family (pre 1700)
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