Russon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The distinguished surname Russon 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."
Early Origins of the Russon family
The surname Russon was first found in the county of Huntingdonshire, where the Russon family held a family seat from early times. The first bearer of the name was Peter Russessone, who was recorded in 1308.
Early History of the Russon family
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Russon Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Russon, Russom, Russesone, Russessone, Rozzossone and many more.
Early Notables of the Russon family (pre 1700)
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Russon migration to Australia +
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Russon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Russon (post 1700) +
- Jana Russon, well-known American photographer
- Leonard H. Russon, American politician, Justice of Utah State Supreme Court, 1994- 
- Dr. Anne Russon, professor of primatology at York University
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