The surname Jamar was first found in Ile-de-France, 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 Paris 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.
Important Dates for the Jamar family
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Jamar Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Jamard, Jamaud, Jambert, Jamart, Jamarte, Gembert, Gamhart, Gamhard, Gaman, Jaman and many more.
Early Notables of the Jamar family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jamar family
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Jamar (post 1700)
Ryan Jamar Boatright (b. 1992), American-born naturalized Armenian professional basketball player from Aurora, Illinois
Jamar Adcock (1917-1999), American politician and banker
Jamar Kendric Nesbit (b. 1976), American football guard
Jamar Beasley (b. 1979), American soccer player
Jamar William Adcock (1917-1991), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956 (alternate), 1960; Member of Louisiana State Senate, 1960-72