Show ContentsOzanne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Noble surnames, such as Ozanne, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Ozanne, 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 Ozanne family originally lived in the village of Loison.

Early Origins of the Ozanne family

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

Antoine Nompar de Caumont, Duke of Lauzun, 1632-1723, who was a Lord at the Court of Louis XIV, was under house arrest for 10 years at Pignerol. During the French Revolution the Duke of Lauzun was Constable General and Marshal of France and acted as an agent between Duke de Biron and the Duke of Orléans and Mirabeau.

Gilles Lauzon, born in 1631, son of Pierre and Anne (née Boivin), travelled from Normandy (French: Normandie) to Canada in The Great Recruitment of 1653. After arriving in Quebec he married Marie Archambault, daughter of Jacques and Françoise (née Toureau), in Montreal on 27th November 1656. They remained there together until Gilles passed away on 21st September 1687. [1]

Early History of the Ozanne family

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Ozanne Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Ozanne family

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...
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Ozanne Ranking

In France, the name Ozanne is the 5,057th most popular surname with an estimated 1,000 - 1,500 people with that name. [2]

United States Ozanne migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ozanne Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Louis Ozanne, aged 20, who landed in Louisiana in 1719 [3]

Australia Ozanne migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Ozanne Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Lydia Ozanne, aged 26, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Emigrant" [4]

  1. Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
  3. 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)
  4. South Australian Register Wednesday 25th October 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Emigrant 1854. Retrieved on Facebook