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The ancestry of the name Nuce dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived near a yew tree. Nuce is a local surname, which belongs to the category of hereditary surnames. In this case, the surname Nuce comes from the Old English phrase, atten ew, which means, at the yew tree. The surname Nuce may also derive from the Old English word newe, which means new. This may have been a name given to newcomers to an area, and as such, it would have been a nickname surname.

Nuce Early Origins



The surname Nuce was first found in Cambridgeshire. Castle Newe was a mansion house, situated in Aberdeenshire, built in 1831 by Archibald Simpson. Newe House, a manor house in the village of Pakenham, Suffolk remains today as it was built in 1622 by Sir Robert Bright. Neither of these edifices have any relation to the surname.

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Nuce Spelling Variations


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Nuce Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Nuce have been found, including Newe, New, News, Newes, Nuce and others.

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Nuce Early History


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Nuce Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nuce research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1234, 1273, and 1886 are included under the topic Early Nuce History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nuce Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nuce Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Nuce In Ireland


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Nuce In Ireland



Some of the Nuce family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 75 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Nuce, or a variant listed above:

Nuce Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • George Nuce settled in Virginia in 1623

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nuce (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nuce (post 1700)



  • Léopold Anne-Marie Joseph de Nucé, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Nuce Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nuce 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 16 June 2015 at 09:51.

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