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ROUSSEL - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname ROUSSEL

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Definition: From the given name "Rousel," a diminutive of the Old French "roux" - red, for someone with red hair or a ruddy (red) complexion. Common English variations of the Roussel surname include RUSSELL and RUSSEL.

Surname Origin: French

Alternate Surname Spellings: ROUSSELL, ROWSELL, ROUXEL, LEROUSSEL, ROUSSEAU, LEROUSSEAU

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ROUSSEL Surname & Family Mailing List
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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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