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The Almassy surname is derived from two Hungarian terms "al," meaning "beneath" or "under," and the word "mase," which means "somebody" or "someone else's." The surname was most likely originally used to refer to someone who was under somebody else's patronage.

Almassy Early Origins



The surname Almassy was first found in Hungary where there were several noble families who bearing the Almas or Almasy surnames; as recorded by Johann Siebmacher, the German historian, in his work "Der Ungarischer Adel," an index of the Hungarian nobility.

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Almassy Spelling Variations


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Almassy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Almasy, Almas, Almassy and others.

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Almassy Early History


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Almassy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Almassy research. Another 166 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1589, 1593, 1767, and 1777 are included under the topic Early Almassy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Almassy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Almassy Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Almassy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Almassy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Susanna Almassy, aged 68, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895

Almassy Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Susie Almassy, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Anna Almassy, aged 16, who settled in America from Oviz, Hungary, in 1910
  • Peter Almassy, aged 47, who landed in America from Nagyselmecz, Hungary, in 1911
  • Ludwig Almassy, aged 27, who emigrated to America from Wien, Austria, in 1913
  • Andras Almassy, aged 46, who emigrated to the United States from Iske, Hungary, in 1914
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Almassy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Almassy (post 1700)



  • Zsuzsa Almássy (b. 1950), Hungarian former Olympic figure skater

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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    This page was last modified on 13 April 2013 at 14:02.

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