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Where did the French Lembaire family come from? What is the French Lembaire family crest and coat of arms? When did the Lembaire family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Lembaire family history?The prominent surname Lembaire originated in France, a country which has been a dominant presence in world affairs for centuries.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. The surname Lembaire is derived from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements "land," which means "land" or "territory," and "berht," which means "bright" or "famous."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lambert, Lamberre, Lambere, Lambaire, Lambair, Lamberc, Lembert, Lemberre, Lembere, Lembaire, Lembair, Lemberc, Lanbert, Lanberre, Lanbere, Lanbaire, Lanbair, L'Ambert, Ambert, Lambert, Amberd, Amberde, Lamberd, Lamberde, Ambart and many more.
First found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this renowned family held a family seat since ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lembaire research. Another 649 words(46 lines of text) covering the years 1164, 1196, 1216, 1366, 1500, 1518, 1569, 1589, 1593, 1594, 1620, 1635, 1698, 1736, 1756, 1789, 1624, 1679, 1610, 1696 and 1600 are included under the topic Early Lembaire History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 91 words(6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lembaire Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: M. Lambert settled in Rhode Island in 1686; Anne Lambert settled in Virginia in 1653; Arthur Lambert settled in Barbados in 1680; Barnard Lambert settled in New England in 1652.
The Lembaire Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lembaire 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.
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