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The name Roussin is an ancient French name that was given to a Languedoc person who was a person with a pleasant singing voice having derived from the Old French word rossinhol, meaning "nightingale."

Roussin Early Origins



The surname Roussin was first found in Languedoc, where this illustrious family held a family seat since ancient times. The family has a long history as cryptographers and cryptanalysts, and from 1406, the word rossignol has served as the French term for "skeleton key."

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Roussin Spelling Variations


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Roussin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Roussignhol, Roussignol, Roussinhol, Rossignol, Rousinole, Roussinol, Roussinole, Rousignol, Rousignhol, Rossinghol, Roussinole and many more.

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Roussin Early History


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Roussin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Roussin research. Another 563 words (40 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1314, 1317, 1386, 1469, 1627, and 1662 are included under the topic Early Roussin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Roussin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Roussin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was the Rossignols, a family of French cryptographers and cryptanalysts. Antoine Rossignol (1600-1682), then a 26-year-old mathematician, had a local reputation for his interest in cryptography. When Henri II of Bourbon, Prince de Condé laid siege to the Huguenot city of Réalmont in...

Another 135 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Roussin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Roussin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Roussin, who landed in Canada in 1650
  • Magdelaine Roussin, who arrived in Canada in 1650
  • Nicolas Roussin, aged 18, who landed in Canada in 1651
  • Francoise Roussin, who arrived in Canada in 1651

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Contemporary Notables of the name Roussin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Roussin (post 1700)



  • Fred T. Roussin, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Mayor of Cadillac, Michigan, 1939; Postmaster at Cadillac, Michigan, 1952-53 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Albin Reine Roussin (1781-1854), French admiral and statesman
  • André Roussin (1911-1987), French playwright
  • Raymond Roussin (1939-2015), Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver (2004 to 2009)

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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. 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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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This page was last modified on 10 November 2015 at 09:07.

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