The surname D'adhemar 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 D'adhemar family
The surname D'adhemar was first found in Provence where this noble family originates.
Early History of the D'adhemar family
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D'adhemar 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 D'adhemar family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the D'adhemar family to the New World and Oceana
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.