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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 came to Louisiana in 1848
  • Felicienne Rouyer, who came to 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
  • Marie François Rouyer, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Jean Victor Rouyer, Baron de Saint-Victor, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Jean-Pascal Rouyer, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Charles Étienne Rouyer, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    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: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. 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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