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The distinguished surname Russom is Anglo-Saxon in origin. It is derived from "Ross," a personal name thought to be Germanic in origin, and refers to "a son of Ross."

Russom Early Origins



The surname Russom was first found in the county of Huntingdonshire, where the Russom family held a family seat from early times. The first bearer of the name was Peter Russessone, who was recorded in 1308.

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Russom Spelling Variations


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Russom Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Russon, Russom, Russesone, Russessone, Rozzossone and many more.

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Russom Early History


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Russom Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Russom research. Another 246 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1308, 1342, and 1365 are included under the topic Early Russom History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Russom Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Russom Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Russom 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 or some of its variants were: Captain Russom, who arrived in San Francisco in 1850; William Russom, a British Army Pensioner who was recorded in America in 1851; and Albert Russom, who was naturalized in Illinois in 1889..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Russom (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Russom (post 1700)



  • Gavin Russom, American musician
  • Leon Russom (b. 1941), American Emmy Award nominated actor, best known for his role as Admiral Toddman in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and as Starfleet Commander-in-Chief in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
  • Neil Russom (b. 1958), English first-class and List A cricketer for Cambridge University and Somerset
  • Semere Russom (b. 1943), 2nd Minister of Education of Eritrea

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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    The Russom Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Russom 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 15 December 2014 at 07:01.

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