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The name Adames has a long French heritage that first began in the southern region of Languedoc. The name is derived from when the family lived in Languedoc.

Adames Early Origins



The surname Adames was first found in Languedoc, where the family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Adames Spelling Variations


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Adames Spelling Variations



One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Adames include Adam, Adame, Adan, Addam, Addame, Addan, Adane, Addane, D'Adam, D'Adame, D'Adan, D'Addam, D'Addame, D'Addan, D'Adane, D'Addane, Adant, Adante, Adent, Adans, Adan, Adent, Aden, Adens, Addant, Addante, Addent, Addans, Addan, Addent, Adden, Addens, Adente and many more.

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Adames Early History


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Adames Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Adames research. Another 751 words (54 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1705, 1754, 1791, 1792, and 1793 are included under the topic Early Adames History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Adames Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Adames Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Adames Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebe c. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Adames has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Adames were

Adames Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Tho Adames, who arrived in Virginia in 1657
  • William Adames, who landed in Maryland in 1678

Adames Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Maria Adames, aged 15, who landed in America, in 1895
  • Paul Adames, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896
  • Edwin Adames, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1896

Adames Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Percy Adames, aged 37, who landed in America from Portsmouth, England, in 1910
  • Annie C. Adames, aged 54, who emigrated to the United States, in 1911
  • Margaret Adames, aged 26, who emigrated to America, in 1913
  • Albert Edward Adames, aged 35, who settled in America, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Adames (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Adames (post 1700)



  • Mary Adames, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1924
  • Roque Antonio Adames Rodríguez (1928-2009), Roman Catholic bishop in the Dominican Republic
  • Fernando Adames Torres (1837-1910), Venezuelan General in the Venezuelan Military and Senator of Lara State Venezuela
  • José Vinicio Adames Pineda (1927-1976), Venezuelan musician, and director of choral groups

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Adames Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Adames 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.

    This page was last modified on 16 August 2016 at 14:43.

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