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Gemma Early Origins



The surname Gemma was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Gemma Spelling Variations


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Gemma Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gemare, Gembart, Gemeiner, Gemer, Gemert, Gemier, Gemmar and many more.

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Gemma Early History


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Gemma Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gemma research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 181 and 1813 are included under the topic Early Gemma History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gemma Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gemma Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gemma 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: including many of the name who migrated to the New World from the mid 17th century onward.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gemma (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gemma (post 1700)



  • Giuliano Gemma (1938-2013), Italian actor

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Gemma Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. 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. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Gemma Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gemma 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 26 November 2014 at 15:50.

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