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Roost Early Origins



The surname Roost was first found in Kent where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1016 when Cenwold Rust held estates in that county.

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Roost Spelling Variations


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Roost Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rust, Ruste, Roost, Roust, Roast and others.

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Roost Early History


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Roost Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Roost research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1148, 1455, 1487, and 1511 are included under the topic Early Roost History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Roost Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Roost Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Roost 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Roost Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Roost, who landed in New York in 1709

Roost Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Roost, who landed in Ohio in 1886

Roost Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Hans Conrad Roost, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1742
  • Jacob Roost, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Barb Roost, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757

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Roost Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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    The Roost Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Roost 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 24 February 2016 at 18:07.

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