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Oswell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Irish, Scottish


The Oswell surname in Ireland generally derives from the name of a Norman family, originally from the area of Houssaye in the Seine-Maritime region of Normandy. The name was sometimes converted into Gaelic as Ó hEodhusa, and from that, was re-Anglicized, occasionally into Oswell.

Early Origins of the Oswell family


The surname Oswell was first found in County Meath (Irish: An Mhí) anciently part of the kingdom of Brega, located in Eastern Ireland, in the province of Leinster where bearers of the name acquire extensive lands near Dublin from Hugo de Lacy. The name had first come from Normandy to England, where a family held a family seat at Kent where they were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy.

Early History of the Oswell family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oswell research.
Another 293 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1294, 1550, 1569, 1612, and 1614 are included under the topic Early Oswell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Oswell Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: O'Hosey, Ohosey, Hussey, Hosey, Oswell and others.

Early Notables of the Oswell family (pre 1700)


Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Oswell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Oswell family to Ireland


Some of the Oswell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Oswell family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Oswell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Oswell, who settled in Virginia in 1716
  • Joseph Oswell, who arrived in Virginia in 1716 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Oswell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nevelt Oswell, who landed in New York in 1822 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Alexander Oswell, who landed in Delaware in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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