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The surname Armand is of patronymic origin, and belongs to the category of surnames known as hereditary surnames. As a point of interest, the name is derived from the personal name Armand, and signifies "the son of Armand." The personal name Armand is of Germanic origin, being derived from the Old German word "heri," which meant army man, warrior, and therefore meant soldier. The original Germanic form of the personal name was Heriman; the name in English is Herman.

Armand Early Origins



The surname Armand was first found in Provence, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Armand Spelling Variations


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Armand Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Armand, Arman, Armans, Armande, Armad, Armade, d'Armand, l'Armand, Darmand, Larmand, Larman, Darman, Darmon, Larmande, Darmande, Armmand, Armman, Armmmans, Armmande, Armmad, Armmade, Harman, Harmman, Harmand, Harmmande, Herman, Hermande, Hermman, Hermmande, Hartman, Hartmande and many more.

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Armand Early History


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Armand Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Armand research. Another 519 words (37 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1789, 1807, and 1814 are included under the topic Early Armand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Armand Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Armand Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the names at this time was François Armand, Magistrate, Deputy of Tiers; Marie Armande de La Trémoille (1677-1717), a French noblewoman and Princess of Turenne; and Nicolas Herman...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Armand 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:

Armand Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacques Armand settled in Louisiana in 1757
  • Isabel Armand, who landed in America in 1760

Armand Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mr Armand, aged 30, settled with his wife and child in New Orleans in 1822
  • Elizabeth Armand, aged 15, settled in New Orleans in 1822
  • Marie Armand, who landed in New York, NY in 1835
  • F Armand, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Mathiaus Armand settled in Philadelphia in 1856

Armand Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Jules Armand, son of Raoul and Blanche Turcotte, of Saint-Sauveur, Québec, married Alphonsine Chabot, daughter of Emile and Elodie Gosselin in 1942

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Contemporary Notables of the name Armand (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Armand (post 1700)



  • Margaret M. Armand, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000
  • Louis Armand, French Administrator and Engineer, President of S.N.C.F in 1958, the largest engineering company in France
  • Sylvain Armand (b. 1980), French footballer
  • Louis Armand (1905-1971), French Resistance member
  • Inessa Armand (1874-1920), French communist
  • Émile Armand (1872-1962), French anarchist
  • Martin Armand, Iranian graphic designer and body painter
  • Joseph-François Armand (1820-1903), Canadian politician
  • Gisken Armand (b. 1962), Norwegian actress
  • Gesner Armand (b. 1936), Haitian painter
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Armand Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    11. ...

    The Armand Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Armand 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 18 January 2016 at 11:27.

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