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Lemire Early Origins



The surname Lemire was first found in Anjou, a former county, duchy and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France.

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Lemire Spelling Variations


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Lemire Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lemire, Lemière, Lemierre, Mire, Miret, Mirey, Mireur, Mireux and many more.

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Lemire Early History


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Lemire Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lemire research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1560 and 1609 are included under the topic Early Lemire History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lemire Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lemire Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 17 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lemire 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 were:

Lemire Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Louis LeMire settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • Louis LeMire, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Gilles Lemire lived in New Orleans in 1726

Lemire Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Lemire, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893
  • Adolphe Lemire, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1895

Lemire Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Madeleine Lemire, aged 20, who emigrated to America from Le Erblon, France, in 1908
  • Joseph Lemire, aged 23, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1912
  • George LeMire, aged 30, who settled in America, in 1914
  • Marcel Lemire, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States, in 1923
  • Pauline Lemire, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lemire Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Lemire (1625-1685), the son of Mathurin Lemire and Jeanne Bouvier, originally from Rouen in Normandy, progenitor of the family in Canada, he became Mayor of Quebec City

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lemire (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lemire (post 1700)



  • Christy Lemire (b. 1972), the American film critic for The Associated Press
  • David Stephen Lemire, American school counselor, Nevada
  • Jules Auguste Lemire (1853-1928), French priest and social reformer
  • Jean-Baptiste Lemire (1867-1945), French composer
  • Laurent Pierre Alfred Lemire, French journalist from Paris
  • Yvon Lemire, Canadian politician in Quebec
  • Jean Lemire (1626-1685), the ancestor of most Lemires living in Canada
  • Jeff Lemire (b. 1976), Canadian comics artist and writer
  • Chris Lemire (b. 1983), Canadian soccer player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. 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).
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    11. ...

    The Lemire Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lemire 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 1 February 2015 at 22:44.

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