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Rought Early Origins



The surname Rought was first found in Wiltshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. Roughton is a village and civil parish in Lincolnshire and Norfolk. Albert Einstein was brought to live in a small hut on Roughton Heath, Norfolk after fleeing Nazi Germany in 1933.

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Rought Spelling Variations


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Rought Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wroughton, Wrowton, Wroeton, Wrorton, Wroreton, Rorton, Roughton, Wrowton and many more.

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Rought Early History


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Rought Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rought research. Another 384 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, 1544, 1574, 1600, 1618, and 1780 are included under the topic Early Rought History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rought Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rought Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rought 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:

Rought Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Emma Rought, aged 11, who settled in America, in 1895
  • Ernest Rought, aged 16, who landed in America, in 1895
  • Herbert Rought, aged 10, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • Leonard Rought, aged 8, who settled in America, in 1895
  • Mary Rought, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rought (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rought (post 1700)



  • G. C. Rought, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916
  • Rodney Charles Rought- Rought (1908-1979), English cricketer who played 34 first-class matches between 1930 and 1937
  • Charles Gardner Rought (1884-1919), British silver medalist rower at the 1912 Summer Olympics

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    11. ...

    The Rought Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rought 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 10 November 2015 at 09:03.

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