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Where did the French Maures family come from? What is the French Maures family crest and coat of arms? When did the Maures family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Maures family history?The Maures surname comes from the Old French word "marre," meaning "a ram."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Marre, Marres, Mar, La Marre, La Mare, La Marres, La Mares, La Mar, Maur, Maure, Maures, Maurre, Maurres, More, Mores, Morre, Mars, Maurs, Moure, Mourre, Merre, Mer, Mere and many more.
First found in Burgundy, where this important family held a family seat since ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maures research. Another 375 words(27 lines of text) covering the years 1585, 1610, 1629, 1637, 1653, 1660, 1674, 1680, 1712, and 1738 are included under the topic Early Maures History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Maures Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alice Mare, aged 22; who settled in Barbados in 1635; Andrew Mare, who settled in Virginia in 1663; John Mare, who settled in Virginia in 1651; Mary Mare, who settled in Virginia in 1663.
The Maures Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Maures 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.
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