The surname Arment 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.
Early Origins of the Arment family
The surname Arment was first found in Provence, where the family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Arment family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arment research.Another 324 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1789, 1807, and 1814 are included under the topic Early Arment History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Arment 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.
Early Notables of the Arment family (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 (c.
1614-1691), known as Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection, lay brother in... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arment Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Arment family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Arment Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- George Arment, who landed in New York in 1843 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)