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Early Origins of the Germains family

The surname Germains 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.

Jean Germain, born in 1664, son of Jean and Renée of St.Andre in Poitou, travelled from France to Canada in the 17th century. After arriving in the Canadian province of Quebec he married Catherine Baribault, daughter of François and Perinne, at Batiscan on 9th September 1698. [1]

Early History of the Germains family

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Germains 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.

Early Notables of the Germains family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Germains family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anne Germain who settled with her son, Michael, in Georgia in 1733; Elizabeth Germain settled in America in 1756; Jean Baptiste Germain, Magdelaine Germain, Marie Germain Germain, Rose Germain and Saint Germain settled in Maryland in 1763.

  1. Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print on Facebook