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Rouyer Early Origins



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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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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Rouyer Early History


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Rouyer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rouyer research. Another 307 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1581, 1650, and 1717 are included under the topic Early Rouyer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rouyer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rouyer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rouyer 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:

Rouyer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Rouyer, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1828
  • Pierre Rouyer, who setted in Louisiana in 1848
  • Felicienne Rouyer, who setted 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)




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Rouyer Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
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    The Rouyer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rouyer 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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