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Mérais Early Origins



The surname Mérais was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this family was established in early times.

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Mérais Spelling Variations


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Mérais Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Demers, Demere, Demerre, Demery, Demerey, Demerais, Demeret, Demerez, Lemers, Lemere, Lemerre, Lemery, Lemerey, Lemerais, Lemeret, Lemerez, Desmery, Démery, Lesmery, Lémery, Lamer, Lamers, Lamere, Lamerre, Lamery, Lamerais, Lameret, Merre, Mérais, Méret, Mérey, Méry, Merrée, Mériaux, Mériau, Mériel, Mériet, Méric, Mérigon, Mérigot, Mériguet, Mérigeau and many more.

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Mérais Early History


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Mérais Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mérais research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1250, 1645, 1715, 1675, 1707, 1838 and 1912 are included under the topic Early Mérais History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mérais Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mérais Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family in this period was Huon de Méry ( fl. 1200-1250), French author of "Li Tournoiemenz Anticrit" or in English "The Tournament of the Antichrist"), a 3,546-line Old...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mérais 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: Bastian Merrée, who settled in Philadelphia in 1727; Father Demers, who was living in Quebec in 1848; Dominique Lamer, who settled in Atlanta in 1848.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Mérais Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mérais 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 30 September 2013 at 08:27.

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