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The surname Armas 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.

Armas Early Origins



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

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Armas Spelling Variations


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Armas 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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Armas Early History


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Armas Early History



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

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Armas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Armas 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 Armas 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:

Armas Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Antoine Armas settled in New Orleans in 1778
  • Sevestian De Armas settled in New Orleans in 1779

Armas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Agueda De Armas, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816
  • S Armas, aged 38, landed in New Orleans, La in 1846
  • Vicente Armas, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1873

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. 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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Armas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Armas 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 17 October 2016 at 11:58.

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