The Demarse surname comes from the Old French word "marre," meaning "a ram."
Early Origins of the Demarse family
The surname Demarse 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.
Early History of the Demarse family
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Demarse 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.
Early Notables of the Demarse family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Demarse family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alice Mare, aged 22; who settled in Barbados in 1635; Andrew Mare, who settled in Virginia in 1663; John Mare, who settled in Virginia in 1651; Mary Mare, who settled in Virginia in 1663.
Contemporary Notables of the name Demarse (post 1700)
- Michael DeMarse, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html