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The Roule surname evolved from two sources. In some instances, it came from the medieval personal name Roul. It was also a habitational name derived from a place so named in Roxburghshire.

Roule Early Origins



The surname Roule was first found in Roxburghshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Roule Spelling Variations


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Roule Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rule, Wrule, Roul, Rulle, Roulle, Roull and others.

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Roule Early History


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Roule Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Roule research. Another 375 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1214, 1249, 1296, 1335, 1629, 1701, 1690 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Roule History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Roule Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Roule Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Roule Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Roule In Ireland


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Roule In Ireland



Some of the Roule family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included 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: William Rule, who settled in St. Christopher in 1635; Dorothy Rule and her husband came to Virginia in 1639; Anthony Rule, who came to Virginia sometime between 1671 and 1672.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Roule Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Roule 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 April 2012 at 07:38.

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