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Rue History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , French


The roots of the surname Rue come from the Old English term "raw," meaning "row"; the surname indicates a "dweller in the row of houses or in the street."


Early Origins of the Rue family


The surname Rue was first found in the county of Cornwall; the first known bearer of the name was Robert ate Rewe, who appears in records dated 1297. There is also a parish called Rewe, located in Devon; this parish was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086.

Early History of the Rue family


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Another 94 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1297, 1327, 1492, 1650, 1858 and 1929 are included under the topic Early Rue History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rue Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Rew, Rewe, Rue, Rowe, Rhue, Rhew, Rhewe and others.

Early Notables of the Rue family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Rue family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rue Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Rue, who arrived in Maryland in 1671 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Rue Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Rue, aged 35, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1825 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Alex Rue, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Matihde Rue, aged 29, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1859 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Francis Rue, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • Ingeborg Rue, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1895
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rue Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Clara Rue, aged 31, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Jeanne Rue, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States from Hericourt, France, in 1909
  • Emile Rue, aged 11, who landed in America from Hericourt, France, in 1909
  • Harvey Rue, aged 58, who emigrated to America, in 1910
  • Blanche Rue, aged 53, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rue Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Abraham Rue U.E. who arrived at Port Roseway, [Shelbourne], Nova Scotia on December 13, 1783 was passenger number 379 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on November 14, 1783 at East River, New York, USA [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Contemporary Notables of the name Rue (post 1700)


  • Sara Rue (b. 1979), born Sara Schlackman, an American television actress
  • La Rue Peck, American politician, U.S. Consul in Fort Erie, 1884 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Rue McClanahan (1934-2010), American Emmy award winning actress, best known for her work in Maude and the Golden Girls
  • Rue P. Melching, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1944, 1948 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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