Lemme History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lemme family

The surname Lemme was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Antwerp, (Anvers) a fortified city in the province of Antwerp. It is Belgium's commercial center. In the 11th century Godfrey of Bouillon was Marquis of Antwerp. The province is divided into three districts, Antwerp, Malines and Turnhout. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Lemme family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lemme research. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1658 is included under the topic Early Lemme History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lemme Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lemmens, Lemmense, Lemmenes, Lemens, Lemenns, Lemmenns, Lemmeens, Lemeens, Leomans, Lemmons, Lemmon, van Lemmen and many more.

Early Notables of the Lemme family (pre 1700)

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United States Lemme migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lemme Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • August Frdrk Lemme, aged 35, who arrived in Missouri in 1849 [1]
  • Ferdinand Lemme, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [1]


  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)


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