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Roussel Early Origins



The surname Roussel was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been traced from ancient times.

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Roussel Spelling Variations


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Roussel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Roussillon, Roussillons, Rousillon, Rousillons, Roussilon, Roussilons, Russillon, Russillons, Rusillon, Rusillons, Russilon, Russilons, de Roussillon, du Roussillon, RossillonRousselot, Rousselet and many more.

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Roussel Early History


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Roussel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Roussel research. Another 268 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1271, 1294, 1389, 1431, 1443, 1452, 1468, 1493, 1538, and 1827 are included under the topic Early Roussel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Roussel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Roussel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Roussel 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:

Roussel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mathien Roussel settled in Virginia in 1700
  • Marthien Roussel, who landed in Virginia in 1700
  • Mathieu Roussel, who arrived in Virginia in 1700
  • Louis Roussel, aged 16, arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Claude Roussel setttled in Louisiana in 1719
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Roussel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fred Roussel settled in New York in 1822
  • Eugene Roussel settled in Philadelphia in 1844
  • Thomas Roussel settled in Philadelphia in 1851
  • George Roussel settled in Philadelphia in 1858
  • Amede Arthur Roussel, who arrived in Colorado in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Roussel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Roussel (post 1700)



  • Warren J. Roussel, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1952
  • Louis J. Roussel, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1952, 1956
  • Herbert Roussel, American politician, Supervisor of Norton Township, Michigan, 1917; Defeated, 1917
  • Jean Charles Roussel, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • François Xavier Roussel, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • William Roussel (b. 1976), French musician
  • Nelly Roussel (1878-1922), French feminist activist
  • Nathalie Roussel (b. 1956), French actress
  • Ker-Xavier Roussel (1867-1944), French painter
  • Albert Roussel (1869-1937), French composer
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Roussel


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Suggested Readings for the name Roussel



  • The Roussel Register by Robert Louis Leo Roussel.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. 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.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Roussel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Roussel 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 09:07.

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