Dalmas History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Dalmas family

The surname Dalmas was first found in Limousin, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Limoge and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

The surname literally means "of the sea."

Early History of the Dalmas family

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Dalmas Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dalmais, Dalmas, Dalmases, Dalmassi, Delmas and many more.

Early Notables of the Dalmas family (pre 1700)

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Dalmas Ranking

In France, the name Dalmas is the 7,297th most popular surname with an estimated 1,000 - 1,500 people with that name. [1]

United States Dalmas migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dalmas Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • William Johnson Dalmas, who landed in Georgia in 1733 [2]

Australia Dalmas migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Dalmas Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Augustus Dalmas, (b. 1791), aged 54 who was convicted in London, England for life for murder, transported aboard the "David Malcolm" on 13th May 1845, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) and Norfolk Island, he died in 1874 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Dalmas (post 1700) +

  • Serge Dalmas, Cinematographer

  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 21st June 2021). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/david-malcolm

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