St.amans History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the St.amans family
The surname St.amans was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of St-Amand in Rouen. Their early endowment of the Abbey of St.Amand established them as one of the great philanthropic families, as well as being an important aristocratic family. Further information as suggested reading would be Stapleton's "History of the Abbey of St. Amand of Rouen."
Almaric St. Amand (c. 1314-1382), third Baron de St. Amand was justiciar of Ireland, son of John de St. Amand. "His ancestor, Almaric de St. Amand ( fl. 1240), had a grant of Liskeard in 1222, and was heir of the lands of Walter de Verdun in Ireland. He was sheriff of Herefordshire and warden of the castles of Hereford and St. Briavel's in 1234. He was godfather to the future Edward I in 1239, and went on the crusade in 1240. " 
Important Dates for the St.amans family
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St.amans Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: St.Amand, St.Amans, St.Amant, St.Amond, St.Amont, Saintamand, Saintamant, Saint Amand, Saint Amans, Saint Amant, St-Amand, St-Amans, St-Amant, St-Amond and many more.
Early Notables of the St.amans family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Antoine Girard, sieur de Saint-Amant (1594-1661), French poet who was born near Rouen, best known for his works "Albion and Rome ridicule", Débauche...
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Migration of the St.amans family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: A. Saint Amand who settled in New Orleans La. in 1822; L. and U. Saint Amand settled in New Orleans in 1823; Mrs. Saint Amant settled there in 1821; Pierre Saint Amant settled in New Orleans in 1820.
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