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Rouan Early Origins



The surname Rouan was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Rouan Spelling Variations


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Rouan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: De Rouen, Rohan, Rouan, Rouanne, Rouannet and others.

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Rouan Early History


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Rouan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rouan research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1008, 1128, 1603 and 1570 are included under the topic Early Rouan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rouan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rouan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst this name at this time was of Brittany. They are believed to be descended from the ancient Counts of Porrhoët and Rennes who were recorded in 1008 from whom descend the royal House of Rohan which...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rouan 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:

Rouan Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Alexander Rouan, who settled in Jamaica in 1763
  • Thomas Rouan, who arrived in United States or West Indies in 1769

Rouan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charlotte Rouan, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1807
  • Patk Rouan, who arrived in Washington, DC in 1854
  • Thomas Rouan, who settled in Washington, DC in 1854
  • Anthony Rouan, who setted in New York, NY in 1889

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Rouan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rouan 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 28 October 2013 at 13:54.

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