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The Demayre surname is an occupational name, and was probably first borne by someone who was a town mayor.

Demayre Early Origins



The surname Demayre was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where early records indicate that bearers of this name had long been established.

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Demayre Spelling Variations


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Demayre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Maire, Maires, la Maire, Lamaire, Lamaires, de Maire, Mayre, Mayres, Demaire, Demaires, Le Maire, Lemaire, Lemaires, Le Mayre, Lemayre, Lemayres, de Mayre, Demayre, Demayres, Mairre, Mairres, Meire, Meirre and many more.

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Demayre Early History


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Demayre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Demayre research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1586, 1602, 1798, 1813, and 1880 are included under the topic Early Demayre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Demayre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Demayre Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean Le Maire, seigneur (Lord) of La Bondue, who was ennobled, and his son Jean, who was a government official in the "bailliages" d'Autun et de Montcenis, and later prosecuting attorney for duke Charles in the duchy of Burgundy. The descendants of Jean...

Another 73 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Demayre 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 or some of its variants were: Claude-Louis Lemaire, of la Bourgogne, who settled in Québec and married Marie-Charlotte Charon in Boucherville in 1686; Charles Lemaire dit St-Germain, who came from County Tipperary, Ireland to Québec and was married to Marie-Clémence Rapin in Lachine in 1707.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Demayre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Demayre 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 8 March 2013 at 14:38.

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