Origins Available: French
Early Origins of the Almasy family
The surname Almasy was first found in Brittany
, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat
with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Early History of the Almasy family
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Almasy Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Almazan, Almazen, Almazani, Almazini, Guignard, Guignardaye and many more.
Early Notables of the Almasy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Almasy family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Olalla Hernandez Almazan, who settled in Peru in 1561; and Mariana Almazan, who arrived in New Spain
Contemporary Notables of the name Almasy (post 1700)
- Edward Almasy, research director with the department of Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, Madison
- Count Laszlo Almasy (1895-1951), Hungarian explorer and Nazi intelligence officer in North Africa