The Lemaires surname is an occupational
name, and was probably first borne by someone who was a town mayor.
Early Origins of the Lemaires family
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.
Early History of the Lemaires family
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Lemaires 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.
Early Notables of the Lemaires family (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.
Migration of the Lemaires family to the New World and Oceana
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