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Rounds Early Origins



The surname Rounds was first found in Essex 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 Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Rounds Spelling Variations


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Rounds Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Round, Rounds, Rownd and others.

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Rounds Early History


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Rounds Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rounds research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rounds History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rounds Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rounds Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rounds 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:

Rounds Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Rounds, who arrived in Virginia in 1658

Rounds Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lester Rounds, who landed in New York in 1834
  • Horace Rounds, who landed in New York in 1834
  • B F Rounds, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850

Rounds Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Ransford Rounds, who arrived in Canada in 1838

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rounds (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rounds (post 1700)



  • Tom Rounds (1936-2014), American founder and chief executive officer of Radio Express in Burbank, California
  • Lil Rounds (b. 1984), American singer
  • John H. P. Rounds, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Tolland, 1904
  • Mrs. J. E. Rounds, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1924
  • J. C. Rounds, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives, 1917-20
  • George A. Rounds, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Willington, 1902
  • F. E. Rounds, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1900
  • Eugene B. Rounds, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Cayuga County 2nd District, 1896-97
  • Edgar E. Rounds, American Republican politician, Member of Maine State House of Representatives, 1919-22, 1931-32
  • Bruce Rounds, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1988
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Rounds


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Suggested Readings for the name Rounds



  • The John Round Family of Swansea and Rehoboth, Massachusetts by H.L. Peter Rounds.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Esse quam videri
Motto Translation: To be, rather than to seem.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Rounds Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rounds 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 23 December 2015 at 00:31.

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