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It is thought that Rauses is a surname that was taken on from a nickname for a person with a rosy complexion.

Rauses Early Origins



The surname Rauses was first found in Limousin, where this illustrious family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Rauses Spelling Variations


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Rauses Spelling Variations



Changes of spelling have occurred in most surnames. The earliest explanation is that during the early development of the French language, names were not yet fixed in spelling. Usually a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. This depended on accent, and local accents frequently changed the spelling of a name. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there are some spelling variations of the name Rauses, including Larose, Laroses, Larause, La Rose, La Rause, Rosse, De Rose, De Rosse and many more.

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Rauses Early History


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Rauses Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rauses research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1257, 1789, 1611 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Rauses History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rauses Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rauses Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rauses 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



Immigration to New France was slow; therefore, early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebe c. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Rauses has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Rauses were Philip Larose, aged 45; who settled in Louisiana with his wife, Claudine, in 1719.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Rauses Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rauses 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 3 September 2013 at 09:40.

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