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Rouen Early Origins



The surname Rouen 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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Rouen Spelling Variations


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Rouen Spelling Variations



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

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Rouen Early History


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Rouen Early History



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

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Rouen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rouen 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 Rouen 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:

Rouen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Rouen, who settled in Philadelphia in 1819
  • Jane Rouen, who came to Philadelphia in 1819
  • Bridget Rouen, who came to Vermont sometime between 1829 and 1897
  • Thomas Rouen, who arrived in Mississippi in 1854
  • Louis A. Rouen, who arrived in California in 1870
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rouen Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Michel Rouen, who arrived in Quebec in 1749

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Rouen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rouen 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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