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Noble surnames, such as Osonne, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Osonne, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Guyenne region of France. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Osonne family originally lived in the village of Loison.

Osonne Early Origins



The surname Osonne was first found in Guyenne where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of Caumont.

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Osonne Spelling Variations


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Osonne Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lauzon, Lauzun, Lauzanne, L'Auzon, L'Auzon, Lauson, Lauzin and many more.

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Osonne Early History


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Osonne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Osonne research. Another 239 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1632, 1723, 1583, 1666, 1651, 1657, 1631 and 1687 are included under the topic Early Osonne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Osonne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Osonne Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the name was Duke of Lauzun, Marshall of France; Jean de Lauzon or de Lauson (1583-1666), French Governor of New France from 1651 to 1657...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Osonne 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 or some of its variants were: Gilles Lauzon who arrived in Quebec from Normandy in 1653. Parish records from Quebec show that Jean Lauzet married in Sainte-Famille in 1669; Marguerite Lauzon married in Montreal in 1672.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Osonne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Osonne 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 27 May 2013 at 16:27.

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