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The Demars surname comes from the Old French word "marre," meaning "a ram."

Demars Early Origins



The surname Demars was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this important family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Demars Spelling Variations


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Demars Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Marre, Marres, Mar, La Marre, La Mare, La Marres, La Mares, La Mar, Maur, Maure, Maures, Maurre, Maurres, More, Mores, Morre, Mars, Maurs, Moure, Mourre, Merre, Mer, Mere and many more.

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Demars Early History


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Demars Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Demars research. Another 375 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1585, 1610, 1629, 1637, 1653, 1660, 1674, 1680, 1712, and 1738 are included under the topic Early Demars History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Demars Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Demars Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Demars 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 were:

Demars Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Demars, aged 19, arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Jean DeMars, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1741

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Contemporary Notables of the name Demars (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Demars (post 1700)



  • Lewis DeMars, American Democrat politician, Democratic-Farmer-Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 3rd District, 1990
  • Caron DeMars, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Texas State House of Representatives 123rd District, 1996

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Demars Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Demars 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 15 January 2016 at 13:59.

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