Azemar History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Azemar is of local derivation; that is, it is derived from the name of the place where the original bearer lived or held land. In this case, it is derived from the name of the lands of Adhemar, in the medieval French province of Provence. Provence is located on the Mediterranean coast of France, between the Rhône River and the Italian border. The capital towns of the region were Aix and Narbonne. It experienced its first development of Christianity in the 3rd century. The Franks invaded in the 5th century. Provence was occupied by the Ligures in the 7th century BC and later colonized by Greek traders. The Merovingians and the Carolingians enlarged their shares of the territory and reunited Provence. Provence maintained its independence into the 10th century but it later passed to the Catalonian dynasty. In the 11th century Provence was in a state of disorganization, with real power in the hands of the local counts.

Early Origins of the Azemar family

The surname Azemar was first found in Provence where this noble family originates.

Important Dates for the Azemar family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Azemar research. Another 480 words (34 lines of text) covering the years 1164, 1254, 1273, 1355, 1477, 1520, 1558, 1789, 1793, and 1817 are included under the topic Early Azemar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Azemar Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Adhémar, D'Adhémar, Adhomaris, D'Adhomaris, Addémar, Addemar, Adhemar, Ademar, Adémar, Adzemar, Azemar, Adzémar, Azémar and many more.

Early Notables of the Azemar family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Azemar family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Lawrence Gasper Adhémar, who settled in Philadelphia in 1804; Anthony Aymar, aged 30, who settled in Charleston in 1823; Anthony Aymar, aged 33, who settled in Charleston in 1821.

Contemporary Notables of the name Azemar (post 1700)

  • François Basile Azemar, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]

Citations

  1. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) François Azemar. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
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