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From the historical and enchanting region of France emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Rouseaux family. Originally, the French people were known only by a single name. The process by which hereditary surnames were adopted in France is extremely interesting. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Often they adopted names that were derived from nicknames. Nickname surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name. They usually reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name. The name Rouseaux is a nickname type of surname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion. Tracing the origin of the name further, we found the name Rouseaux was originally derived from the Old French word "rous," meaning "red."

Early Origins of the Rouseaux family


The surname Rouseaux was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Early History of the Rouseaux family

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Early History of the Rouseaux family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rouseaux research.
Another 529 words (38 lines of text) covering the years 1728, 1662, 1671, 1871, 1630, 1693, 1671, 1741, 1644 and 1699 are included under the topic Early Rouseaux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rouseaux Spelling Variations

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Rouseaux Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Rousseau, Rouseau, Rosseau, Rouseault, Roussault, Rouseult, Rosault, Rosseault, Rousult, DeRousseau, Derousseau, de Rousseau, De Rousault, de Rousault, Derousult, DeRouseau, de Rouseau, De Rouseau, LeRousseau, le Rousseau, Lerousseau, Aurousseau and many more.

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Early Notables of the Rouseaux family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Rouseaux family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Rouseaux family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Rouseaux family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pierre Rousseau aged 34 arrived in New Orleans in 1823; Mr. Rousseau arrived in Carolina in 1679 with his wife and 6 children; John Peter Rousseau arrived in Philidelphia in 1803.

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