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Flammarion Early Origins



The surname Flammarion was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family held a family seat since ancient times. However, some of the family were part of the Norman Conquest of England as early records of Bishop's Middleham, Durham revealed. "This place is of considerable antiquity: its church was given in 1146 to the convent of Durham, by Osbert, nephew of Bishop Ralph Flambard; and soon afterwards, the manor appears to have been conveyed to the see of Durham, the bishops of which resided here, up to the end of the 14th century. Their castle was situated on a lofty brow of limestone, overlooking the marshy level of the Skerne." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Flammarion Spelling Variations


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Flammarion Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Laflamme, La Flamme, Flamme, Flammarion, Flammeron, Leflammeron, Flamond, Flamand, Flamend, Flaman, Flamant, Flament, Flamont, Flamard, Flambard, Flamin, Flamion, Flame and many more.

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Flammarion Early History


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Flammarion Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Flammarion research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1808 and 1811 are included under the topic Early Flammarion History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Flammarion Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Flammarion Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Flammarion Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: M. La Flamme, a worker, who was living with his wife in New Orleans in 1725; Francis Flamer, who settled in Philadelphia in 1767; James Flamand, who settled in Philadelphia in 1798.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Flammarion (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Flammarion (post 1700)



  • Charles-Henri Flammarion, French publishing executive in Paris
  • Camille Flammarion (1842-1925), French astronomer, author of "La Pluralité des mondes habités" (1862) and of "Astronomie populaire" (1880), and the founder of the observatory at Juvisy (1883) and of the "Société astronomique de France" (1887)
  • Gabrielle Renaudot Flammarion (1876-1962), French astronomer, wife of Camille Flammarion

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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  4. 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).
  5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  8. 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.
  9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
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The Flammarion Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Flammarion 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.

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