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Almasy Early Origins



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.

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Almasy Spelling Variations


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Almasy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Almazan, Almazen, Almazani, Almazini, Guignard, Guignardaye and many more.

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Almasy Early History


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Almasy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Almasy research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Almasy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Almasy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Almasy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Almasy 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 or some of its variants were: Olalla Hernandez Almazan, who settled in Peru in 1561; and Mariana Almazan, who arrived in New Spain in 1599.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Almasy (post 1700)


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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

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Almasy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Almasy 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 12 July 2013 at 09:38.

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