Brief Family History
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cussane, O'Cussane, Patterson, Paterson and others.
First found in Connacht, where it belonged to one of the eight Sodhans.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johanna and Margaret Cussane, who immigrated to New York in 1849; Denis Cussane, who landed in New York in 1852; and Michael Cussane, who arrived in New York in 1866.
Crest: Description not available
Coat of Arms: A silver shield with blood drops on which there is a black lion rampant with gold drops, and on a blue chief, three silver escallops.
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