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Germaine Early Origins



The surname Germaine was first found in Savoy (French: Savoie) in the Rhône-Alpes region of the French Alps, where the family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Germaine Spelling Variations


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Germaine Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Germain, Germin, Germains, Germins, Germaine, German, Germane, Germaneau, Germineau, Germinet, Germaine, Germiny, Germanez, Jermain, Germyn, Jermyn and many more.

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Germaine Early History


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Germaine Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Germaine research. Another 397 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1446, 1539, 1590, 1601, 1789, 1806, 1809, 1813, 1814, and 1815 are included under the topic Early Germaine History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Germaine Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Germaine Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Germaine 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 were:

Germaine Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Germaine, aged 40, settled in Charleston
  • Joseph Germaine, who settled in Philadelphia in 1853
  • Philip Germaine, aged 50, who landed in America from Dublin, in 1893

Germaine Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jean Germaine, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, in 1901
  • Mrs. Rubay Germaine, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, in 1903
  • Constantin Germaine, aged 22, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1917
  • Margaret Germaine, aged 65, who emigrated to America from Ashton, England, in 1920
  • Louise Germaine, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Germaine (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Germaine (post 1700)



  • Joseph Berton Germaine (b. 1975), American football quarterback
  • Louise Germaine (b. 1971), English actress and model
  • Mary Germaine (b. 1933), English film actress

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Germaine Historic Events


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Germaine Historic Events




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Germaine Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. 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.
    11. ...

    The Germaine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Germaine 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 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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