Delmas History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Delmas family

The surname Delmas 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 Delmas family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delmas research. Another 72 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1431 and 1460 are included under the topic Early Delmas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Delmas Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Delmas family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Delmas Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Delmas migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Delmas Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Pierre Delmas, aged 25, who landed in Louisiana in 1719 [1]
Delmas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Juan Jose Delmas, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816 [1]
  • Antonio DelMas, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Delmas (post 1700) +

  • Albert Charles Delmas (1911-1979), American Major League Baseball player who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1933
  • Louis Delmas (b. 1987), American NFL football safety for the Miami Dolphins
  • D. M. Delmas, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1904 [2]
  • Antoine Guillaume Delmas, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [3]
  • Jean-Jacques Delmas (1938-2010), French physician
  • Jean-François Delmas (b. 1964), French librarian, chief curator of the Bibliothèque Inguimbertine
  • Calixte Delmas (1906-1927), French freestyle featherweight wrestler at the 1924 Summer Olympics
  • François Delmas (1913-2002), French politician, Mayor of Montpellier (1959-1977)
  • Jean-François Delmas (1861-1933), French bass-baritone
  • Sophie Delmas, French actress and singer, born in Toulouse
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 26) Antoine Delmas. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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