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Similar to many French family names, the distinguished surname Ouy is a proud sign of a rich and ancient ancestry. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. They derive from the language of the Visigoths, who controlled France between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. The family name Roget is derived from the popular Old French given name Rogier, meaning famous spear.

Early Origins of the Ouy family


The surname Ouy was first found in Savoy (French: Savoie) in the Rhône-Alpes region of the French Alps, where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

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Early History of the Ouy family

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Early History of the Ouy family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ouy research.
Another 557 words (40 lines of text) covering the years 1259, 1620, 1622, 1700, 1642, 1715, 1665, 1722, 1550, 1617 and 1624 are included under the topic Early Ouy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ouy Spelling Variations

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Ouy Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Roget, Roger, Rogier, Rogey, Rogay, Rogger, Rauget, Rauger, Raugey and many more.

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Early Notables of the Ouy family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Ouy family (pre 1700)


Notable in the family name at this time was François Roger de Gaignières (1642-1715), French genealogist, antiquary and collector; Estienne Roger (1665-1722), a French printer and publisher who worked in the Netherlands; and Louis de...
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Migration of the Ouy family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Ouy family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ouy Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Ouy, who arrived in Virginia in 1705 [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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  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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