Early Origins of the Gamich family
The surname Gamich was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where they held a family seat
at Gamaches at Eure in the arrondisement Les Andelys in the canton of Etrepagne. They were a great aristocratic family. The first of this line on record was Godfrey de Gamages, a Norman Baron
who held Mansell Gamage in the county of Hereford in England
. He had been granted those lands by William, Duke of Normandy, in his conquest of England. In 1184 Matthew and William Gamaches were the Lords who gave a gift to the Abbey of Lyre in a tithe dated that year and executed in Flipou.
Early History of the Gamich family
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Gamich Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gamaches, Gamages, Gamache, Gamage, Gamich and many more.
Early Notables of the Gamich family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gamich family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas and Stephen Gamage who settled in Barbados in 1685; Nicolas Gamache settled in Quebec in 1652 from Ile-de-France, a central province which includes Paris..