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Damas Early Origins



The surname Damas was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has held a family seat from early times.

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Damas Spelling Variations


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Damas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Damas, Damat, Damats, Damate, Damates, Dama, Damad, Damads, Damade, Damades, Dammas, Dammat, Dammats, Dammate, Dammates, Damma, Dammad, Dammads, Dammade, Damase, Dammades, de Damas and many more.

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Damas Early History


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Damas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Damas research. Another 585 words (42 lines of text) covering the years 1063, 1208, 1262, 1392 and 1390 are included under the topic Early Damas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Damas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Damas Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Damas 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 Dammes settled in Maryland in 1672; Johanne Damess settled in Philadelphia in 1849; John Daumast settled in 1845; Peter Domas settled in Philadelphia in 1811.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Damas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Damas (post 1700)



  • Michael J. Damas, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1959-61; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1960 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Julius Damas, American politician, Mayor of Cullman, Alabama, 1879 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • François-Étienne de Damas, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 13) François-Étienne Damas. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • François-Étienne de Damas (1764-1828), French general
  • Ivo Filipe Cerqueira Damas (b. 1977), Portuguese retired footballer
  • Vítor Manuel Afonso Damas de Oliveira (1947-2003), known as Damas, a Portuguese football goalkeeper

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 13) François-Étienne Damas. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

Other References

  1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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The Damas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Damas 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 8 December 2015 at 11:05.

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