Rouan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Rouan family
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.
Early History of the Rouan family
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Rouan Spelling Variations
of this family name include: De Rouen, Rohan, Rouan, Rouanne, Rouannet and others.
Early Notables of the Rouan family (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.
Migration of the Rouan family to the New World and Oceana
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 settled in New York, NY in 1889
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