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Early Origins of the Rouyer family


The surname Rouyer was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Early History of the Rouyer family

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Early History of the Rouyer family


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Rouyer Spelling Variations

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Rouyer Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Royer, Royers, Royyer, Royyers, Rouyer, Rouyers, Royerrs and many more.

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Early Notables of the Rouyer family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Rouyer family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Rouyer family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Rouyer family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rouyer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Rouyer, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1828
  • Pierre Rouyer, who settled in Louisiana in 1848
  • Felicienne Rouyer, who settled in Wisconsin sometime between 1856 and 1870

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rouyer (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rouyer (post 1700)


  • Kathy Rouyer, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Idaho, 1972 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Marie François Rouyer, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, September 9) Marie Rouyer. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Jean Victor Rouyer, Baron de Saint-Victor, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, September 9) Jean Rouyer. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Jean-Pascal Rouyer, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, September 9) Jean-Pascal Rouyer. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Charles Étienne Rouyer, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, September 9) Charles Rouyer. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, September 9) Marie Rouyer. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  3. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, September 9) Jean Rouyer. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  4. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, September 9) Jean-Pascal Rouyer. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  5. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, September 9) Charles Rouyer. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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