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Where did the French Demas family come from? What is the French Demas family crest and coat of arms? When did the Demas family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Demas family history?


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

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.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Demas research. Another 143 words(10 lines of text) covering the years 1431 and 1460 are included under the topic Early Demas History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 25 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Demas Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Demas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Demas, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1821


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The Demas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Demas 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 4 March 2014 at 15:11.

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