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Adame History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: French, German


The German state of Saxony is the glorious birthplace of the distinguished surname Adame. In the medieval era, the German lands were inhabited by a variety of Barbarian tribes. The ancient dukedom of Saxony derived its name from the Germanic tribe name the Saxons who inhabited the territory after the fall of the Roman Empire.

Early Origins of the Adame family


The surname Adame was first found in Saxony, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

Early History of the Adame family


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Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1620 and 1781 are included under the topic Early Adame History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Adame Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Adam, Adamm, Addam, Addamm, Adame, Adamme and others.

Early Notables of the Adame family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Adame family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Adame Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ludwig Adame, aged 25, who landed in America from Bruch, Germany, in 1904
  • Rafael Adame, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Mexico City, in 1905
  • Bebe Adame, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States, in 1908
  • Jose Adame, aged 55, who settled in America, in 1920
  • Francisco Adame, aged 20, who landed in America from Hidalgo, Mexico, in 1921

Contemporary Notables of the name Adame (post 1700)


  • Joseph Anthony Adame (b. 1945), American politician, current mayor of Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Marco Antonio Adame Castillo (b. 1960), Mexican doctor and politician

The Adame Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Crux mihi grata quies
Motto Translation: The Cross gives me welcome rest.


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