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Commenges Early Origins



The surname Commenges was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering Spain, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution, where this distinguished family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Commenges Spelling Variations


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Commenges Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: De Comminges, Commainges, Cominges, Commenges, Commings, Comaings, Comenges, Commengs, Comminge and many more.

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Commenges Early History


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Commenges Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Commenges research. Another 1147 words (82 lines of text) covering the years 1017, 1118, 1185, 1187, 1189, 1204, 1226, and 1500 are included under the topic Early Commenges History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Commenges Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Commenges Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Commenges 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 or some of its variants were: John Commings settled in America in 1772; Patrick Commings settled in Philadelphia in 1842; Patrick Commings settled in Philadelphia in 1844; and William Comings settled in Boston in 1766..

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: En vivant nous amendons
Motto Translation: By living we amend


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Commenges Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Commenges 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 11 July 2014 at 14:03.

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