Demain History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Demain family

The surname Demain was first found in Maine.

Early History of the Demain family

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Demain Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dumaine, Du Maine and others.

Early Notables of the Demain family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family at this time was Guillaume Du Maine, born in the sixteenth century, who chose a religious life and became abbey of Beaulieu. Antoine Du Maine was Baron of Bourg and belonged to the most ancient family of the fourteenth century. In 1608 he was named Governor of Bourg and of the castle of Antibes. Louis-François Dumaine, son of a farmer, was born in Lieusaint in 1831 and at the age of 12 went to school to apprentice with a haberdasher. Lucien-Victor Dumaine, born in 1842 in Tinchebray...
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Migration of the Demain family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: many individuals of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Records show that François Dumaine was married in 1717 in Longeuil, Quebec.


Contemporary Notables of the name Demain (post 1700) +

  • Major-General Louis-Pierre-Henri Demain (1874-1957), French French Liaison Officer to Polish General Staff (1939-1940) [1]


  1. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Louis-Pierre-Henri Demain. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Demain/Louis-Pierre-Henri/France.html


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