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The name Rossinghole is an ancient French name that was given to a Languedoc person who was a person with a pleasant singing voice having derived from the Old French word rossinhol, meaning "nightingale."

Rossinghole Early Origins



The surname Rossinghole was first found in Languedoc, where this illustrious family held a family seat since ancient times. The family has a long history as cryptographers and cryptanalysts, and from 1406, the word rossignol has served as the French term for "skeleton key."

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Rossinghole Early History


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Rossinghole Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rossinghole research. Another 563 words (40 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1314, 1317, 1386, 1469, 1627, and 1662 are included under the topic Early Rossinghole History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rossinghole Spelling Variations


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Rossinghole Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Roussignhol, Roussignol, Roussinhol, Rossignol, Rousinole, Roussinol, Roussinole, Rousignol, Rousignhol, Rossinghol, Roussinole and many more.

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Rossinghole Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rossinghole Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was the Rossignols, a family of French cryptographers and cryptanalysts. Antoine Rossignol (1600-1682), then a 26-year-old mathematician, had a local reputation for his interest in cryptography. When Henri II of Bourbon, Prince de Condé laid siege to the Huguenot city of Réalmont in...

Another 135 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rossinghole 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 or some of its variants were: Paul Rossignol settled in Georgia in 1785.

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