Demarcus History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The prominent surname Demarcus originated in France, a country which has been a dominant presence in world affairs for centuries.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. The surname Demarcus is derived from the ancient Latin personal name Marcus, which indicated that the bearer was a follower of Mars, the Roman god of war and agriculture.

Early Origins of the Demarcus family

The surname Demarcus was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where they were formerly seated in a village at the base of the Alps, in the valley of Loire.

Early History of the Demarcus family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Demarcus research. Another 70 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1662 and 1752 are included under the topic Early Demarcus History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Demarcus Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Marcoux, Marcout, Marcou, Marcoulx, Marcoutte, Marckoux, Marckout, Marckou, Marckoulx, Marckoutte, Markoux, Markout, Markoulx, Markoutte, Markou, Markoe and many more.

Early Notables of the Demarcus family (pre 1700)

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United States Demarcus migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Demarcus Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Giovanni Demarcus, aged 25, originally from Pattada, arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Liguria" from Genoa, Italy [1]
  • Antoniania De Marcus, aged 50, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Dante Alighieri" from Genoa, Italy [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Demarcus (post 1700) +

  • Stanley Wayne "Jay" DeMarcus Jr (b. 1971), American bassist, vocalist, pianist, record producer and songwriter, member of the Country Pop group Rascal Flatts
  • William Harold DeMarcus, American Republican politician, Member of Kentucky State House of Representatives 80th District; Elected unopposed 1973; Elected 1975 [3]
  • Darrent Demarcus Williams (1982-2007), American football player for the Denver Broncos
  • DeMarcus Armon "Dee" Milliner (b. 1991), American football cornerback
  • DeMarcus Deon Corley (b. 1974), American professional boxer who held the WBO junior welterweight title from 2001 to 2003
  • Demarcus Ayers (b. 1994), American football wide receiver
  • DeMarcus Walker (b. 1994), American football defensive end for the Denver Broncos
  • DeMarcus "Tank" Lawrence (b. 1992), American football defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys
  • Demarcus Dobbs (b. 1987), American NFL football defensive end and tight end for the San Francisco 49ers
  • DeMarcus Ware (b. 1982), American NFL football defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys




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