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The prestigious surname Aimard originated in the beautiful and majestic region of Poitou in France. France was notorious for its eccentric kings, but it was revered for its contributions to European art and culture. The surname Aimard originally came from the region of Poitou. It is a topographical name, which is a type of hereditary surname. Topographical surnames were taken from physical features or landmarks that the family lived near.
The surname Aimard was first found in Poitou, where the family played an integral role in the social and cultural domains of the region.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Aymard, Aymars, Aymar, Aymaris, Des Aymars, Des Aymaris, Aymers, Aymer, Aymeric, Aymery, Aimard, Aimar, Aimery, Aimeric, Eymar, Eymars, Eymard, Hémard, Hémart, Hémet, Hembert, Hémery, Hémeret, Emery, Emmery and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aimard research. Another 180 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1257, 1397, 1403, 1467, 1554, 1747, 1788, 1808, 1810, 1814, 1817, and 1818 are included under the topic Early Aimard History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 75 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Aimard Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Eymar, who arrived in New York City in 1730 with his wife and three daughters; John Q. Aymar, 21; and J.W.H. Aymar, 21; who both settled in New York City in 1820.
The Aimard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Aimard 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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