lamer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The lamer surname comes from the Old French word "marre," meaning "a ram."

Early Origins of the lamer family

The surname lamer was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this important family held a family seat since ancient times.

Important Dates for the lamer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lamer research. Another 302 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1585, 1610, 1629, 1637, 1653, 1660, 1674, 1680, 1712, and 1738 are included under the topic Early lamer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

lamer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Marre, Marres, Mar, La Marre, La Mare, La Marres, La Mares, La Mar, Maur, Maure, Maures, Maurre, Maurres, More, Mores, Morre, Mars, Maurs, Moure, Mourre, Merre, Mer, Mere and many more.

Early Notables of the lamer family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early lamer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

lamer migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lamer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Dominique Lamer, who settled in Atlanta in 1848
  • Dominique Lamer, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1848 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name lamer (post 1700)

  • Charles Pierre de Lamer, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]
  • Right Honourable Antonio Lamer, judge and head of the Supreme Court of Canada, Ottawa

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 27) Charles Lamer. Retrieved from
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