nickname for a person with a rosy complexion.
Early Origins of the Rausse family
Limousin, where this illustrious family has held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Rausse family
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Rausse Spelling Variations
spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Larose, Laroses, Larause, La Rose, La Rause, Rosse, De Rose, De Rosse and many more.
Early Notables of the Rausse family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rausse family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Rausse has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Rausse were Philip Larose, aged 45; who settled in Louisiana with his wife, Claudine, in 1719.
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