The name Roussineaux 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."
Early Origins of the Roussineaux family
The surname Roussineaux 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."
Early History of the Roussineaux family
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Roussineaux Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Roussignhol, Roussignol, Roussinhol, Rossignol, Rousinole, Roussinol, Roussinole, Rousignol, Rousignhol, Rossinghol, Roussinole and many more.
Early Notables of the Roussineaux family (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 Roussineaux Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Roussineaux family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Paul Rossignol settled in Georgia in 1785.