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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. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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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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