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The Maure surname comes from the Old French word "marre," meaning "a ram."

Maure Early Origins



The surname Maure was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this important family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Maure Spelling Variations


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Maure Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Marre, Marres, Mar, La Marre, La Mare, La Marres, La Mares, La Mar, Maur, Maure, Maures, Maurre, Maurres, More, Mores, Morre, Mars, Maurs, Moure, Mourre, Merre, Mer, Mere and many more.

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Maure Early History


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Maure Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maure research. Another 375 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1585, 1610, 1629, 1637, 1653, 1660, 1674, 1680, 1712, and 1738 are included under the topic Early Maure History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Maure Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Maure Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Maure 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 or some of its variants were: Alice Mare, aged 22; who settled in Barbados in 1635; Andrew Mare, who settled in Virginia in 1663; John Mare, who settled in Virginia in 1651; Mary Mare, who settled in Virginia in 1663.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Maure (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Maure (post 1700)



  • Auguste Maure (1840-1907), French photographer, known for his photographs of landscapes and people from South Algeria

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Maure Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
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    The Maure Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Maure 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 7 December 2016 at 06:00.

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