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The Meirres surname is an occupational name, and was probably first borne by someone who was a town mayor.

Meirres Early Origins



The surname Meirres was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where early records indicate that bearers of this name had long been established.

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Meirres Spelling Variations


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Meirres Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Maire, Maires, la Maire, Lamaire, Lamaires, de Maire, Mayre, Mayres, Demaire, Demaires, Le Maire, Lemaire, Lemaires, Le Mayre, Lemayre, Lemayres, de Mayre, Demayre, Demayres, Mairre, Mairres, Meire, Meirre and many more.

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Meirres Early History


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Meirres Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Meirres research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1586, 1602, 1798, 1813, and 1880 are included under the topic Early Meirres History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Meirres Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Meirres Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean Le Maire, seigneur (Lord) of La Bondue, who was ennobled, and his son Jean, who was a government official in the "bailliages" d'Autun et de Montcenis, and later prosecuting attorney for duke Charles in the duchy of Burgundy. The descendants of Jean...

Another 73 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Meirres 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: Claude-Louis Lemaire, of la Bourgogne, who settled in Québec and married Marie-Charlotte Charon in Boucherville in 1686; Charles Lemaire dit St-Germain, who came from County Tipperary, Ireland to Québec and was married to Marie-Clémence Rapin in Lachine in 1707.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Meirres Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meirres 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 8 March 2013 at 14:38.

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