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The Lemaires surname is an occupational name, and was probably first borne by someone who was a town mayor.

Lemaires Early Origins



The surname Lemaires was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where early records indicate that bearers of this name had long been established.

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Lemaires Spelling Variations


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Lemaires Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Maire, Maires, la Maire, Lamaire, Lamaires, de Maire, Mayre, Mayres, Demaire, Demaires, Le Maire, Lemaire, Lemaires, Le Mayre, Lemayre, Lemayres, de Mayre, Demayre, Demayres, Mairre, Mairres, Meire, Meirre and many more.

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Lemaires Early History


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Lemaires Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lemaires research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1586, 1602, 1798, 1813, and 1880 are included under the topic Early Lemaires History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lemaires Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lemaires Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean Le Maire, seigneur (Lord) of La Bondue, who was ennobled, and his son Jean, who was a government official in the "bailliages" d'Autun et de Montcenis, and later prosecuting attorney for duke Charles in the duchy of Burgundy. The descendants of Jean...

Another 73 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lemaires 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: Claude-Louis Lemaire, of la Bourgogne, who settled in Québec and married Marie-Charlotte Charon in Boucherville in 1686; Charles Lemaire dit St-Germain, who came from County Tipperary, Ireland to Québec and was married to Marie-Clémence Rapin in Lachine in 1707.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Lemaires Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lemaires 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 8 March 2013 at 14:38.

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