Ozouf

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This name was recorded in Jersey as early as the 13th century and is still present today


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Sophia Angeline Ozouf, George Walter Bertram and George John Bertram

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Origin of surname

The old personal name Oswulf became Ozouf and eventually became a surname.

Early records

The name is of considerable antiquity in Jersey, appearing in the Short Inquisition of 1274

Sire Guillaume Osoulf appears in the Jersey Chantry Certificate of 1550

The name is reasonably common in Normandy today and can be traced there back to 1198.

Baptism records start in St Helier in 1597, but the following have been identified in earlier records:

  • Elizabeth Ozouf, born in Jersey about 1580 and married Vincent Hamon in 1608
  • Collette Ozouf, possibly a sister of Elizabeth, born in Jersey about 1585 and married Thomas de ste Croix in 1609

An Ozouf family was present in Jersey from the 16th century until the 18th, but then appears to have died out. Today's Ozoufs are descended from immigrants from France in the 19th century.

Variants

  • Osoulf
  • Osouf
  • Osof, 1274

Family recordss

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Great War service


  • Alfred Ozouf (1878- ) (Gr) son of Jean and Mary, Private, Labour Corps
  • John Louis Ozouf (1881- ) (Gr) son of Leon and Marie, ex-RMIJ, Private, Somerset Light Infantry, PoW
  • Walter Frederick Ozouf (1894- ) (St H) son of Leon and Mary, ex-RMIJ, Corporal, RAF


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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Ozouf family are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Alice Ozouf, Hale End, Five Oaks, St Saviour - 12 February 1934, D/Y/A/95
  • Anne Ozouf - 13 September 1899, D/Y/A/58
  • Charles Ozouf, La Ferme, Rozel, St Martin - 19 March 1918, D/Y/A/77
  • Emmanuel Ozouf of St Lo d'Ourville, Manche, France, now of Francheville, Grouville - 25 August 1886, D/Y/A/46
  • Ernest Ozouf, Tip Tree House, Vingtaine des Marais, Grouville - 26 January 1937, D/Y/A/100
  • Eugene Ozouf - 7 November 1918, D/Y/A/78
  • Eulalie Ozouf, Boulivot, Grouville, widow of Jacques Charles Pierre Le Cuirot - 19 May 1926, D/Y/A/86
  • Jean Ozouf, Fair View, near Grouville Church - 17 January 1923, D/Y/A/83
  • Marie Ozouf, 36 Columbus Street, St Helier, widow - 2 October 1908, D/Y/A/67
  • Philippe Ozouf, St Saviour - 7 October 1930, D/Y/A/90
  • Pierre Ozouf - 27 April 1916, D/Y/A/75

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