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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. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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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