The surname Lermand is of patronymic
origin, and belongs to the category of surnames known as hereditary surnames
. As a point of interest, the name is derived from the personal name
Armand, and signifies "the son of Armand." The personal name Armand is of Germanic origin, being derived from the Old German word "heri," which meant army man, warrior, and therefore meant soldier. The original Germanic form of the personal name was Heriman; the name in English is Herman.
Early Origins of the Lermand family
The surname Lermand was first found in Provence, where the family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Lermand family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lermand research.Another 260 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1789, 1807, and 1814 are included under the topic Early Lermand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Lermand Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Armand, Arman, Armans, Armande, Armad, Armade, d'Armand, l'Armand, Darmand, Larmand, Larman, Darman, Darmon, Larmande, Darmande, Armmand, Armman, Armmmans, Armmande, Armmad, Armmade, Harman, Harmman, Harmand, Harmmande, Herman, Hermande, Hermman, Hermmande, Hartman, Hartmande and many more.
Early Notables of the Lermand family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the names at this time was François Armand, Magistrate, Deputy of Tiers; Marie Armande de La Trémoille (1677-1717), a French noblewoman and Princess of Turenne; and Nicolas Herman (c.
1614-1691), known as Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection, lay brother in... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lermand Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Lermand family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacques Armand settled in Louisiana in 1757; Mathiaus Armand settled in Philadelphia in 1856; Mr Armand, aged 30; settled with his wife and child in New Orleans in 1822.