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This French name is derived from the Old French word "orme," which meant an elm tree.

Desormeaux Early Origins



The surname Desormeaux was first found in Champagne, where the family was anciently seated in a village of the department of Seine-et-Marne, in Brie, the canton of Rozoy, in the district of Coulommiers.

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Desormeaux Spelling Variations


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Desormeaux Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Desormau, Desormeau, Desormaux, Desormeaux, Desormaud and many more.

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Desormeaux Early History


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Desormeaux Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Desormeaux research. Another 158 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1724, 1772, 1778, 1793, and 1830 are included under the topic Early Desormeaux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Desormeaux Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Desormeaux Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Desormeaux 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:

Desormeaux Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Rene Desormeaux, who landed in Canada in 1643

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Contemporary Notables of the name Desormeaux (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Desormeaux (post 1700)



  • Michael Desormeaux (b. 1985), American CFL football defensive back for the Calgary Stampeders
  • Kent Jason Desormeaux (b. 1970), American thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey who holds the U.S. record for most races won in a single year with 598 wins in 1989
  • Pierre Désormeaux (b. 1952), former Canadian handball player who competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Desormeaux Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Desormeaux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Desormeaux 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 6 October 2016 at 09:33.

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