Mer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Mer surname comes from the Old French word "marre," meaning "a ram."
Early Origins of the Mer family
The surname Mer was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this important family held a family seat since ancient times.
Important Dates for the Mer family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mer research. Another 302 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1585, 1610, 1629, 1637, 1653, 1660, 1674, 1680, 1712, and 1738 are included under the topic Early Mer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Mer Spelling Variations
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.
Early Notables of the Mer family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mer family
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.
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