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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."

Russon Early Origins



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.

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Russon Spelling Variations


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Russon Spelling Variations



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

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Russon Early History


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Russon Early History



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

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Russon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Russon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Russon 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:

Russon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Russon, English convict from Suffolk, who was transported aboard the "Arab" on July 3, 1822, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822

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Contemporary Notables of the name Russon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Russon (post 1700)



  • Leonard H. Russon, American politician, Justice of Utah State Supreme Court, 1994-
  • Jana Russon, well-known American photographer
  • Dr. Anne Russon, professor of primatology at York University

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Russon Family Crest Products


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Russon Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822

Other References

  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. 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. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  8. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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The Russon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Russon 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 4 November 2015 at 09:38.

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