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The prestigious French surname Mercedes is a proud sign of a rich and dynamic ancestry. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Artois were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. They derive from the language of the Franks who controlled most of France after the fall of the Holy Roman Empire. The surname Mercedes is derived from the name Marchand, which is derived from the Latin and Old French words for merchant.

Mercedes Early Origins



The surname Mercedes was first found in Artois, a former province of northern France.

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Mercedes Spelling Variations


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Mercedes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mercier, Mercié, Merciait, Merciai, Merciaie, Merciay, Merciez, Mercyer, Mercyé, Mercyait, Mercyai, Mercyaie, Mercyay, Mercyez, Merciée, Mercyée, Merciaies, Mercyaies, Merciey, Mercyey, Merciest, Mercyest, Merciet, Mercyet, Mercereau and many more.

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Mercedes Early History


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Mercedes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mercedes research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1400, 1497, 1608, 1734, 1689 and 1760 are included under the topic Early Mercedes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mercedes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mercedes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mercedes 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:

Mercedes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Manuel Mercedes, aged 17, who arrived in America, in 1892

Mercedes Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hernandez Mercedes, aged 23, who arrived in America from Barcelona, Spain, in 1910
  • Sister Mercedes, aged 44, who arrived in America, in 1913
  • M. Mercedes, who arrived in America, in 1913
  • Alfonso Mercedes, aged 39, who arrived in America from Casamassima, Italy, in 1920
  • Jeanne Fanchet Mercedes, aged 42, who arrived in America from Paris, France, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mercedes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mercedes (post 1700)



  • Eleoncio Mercedes (1957-1985), Dominican boxer, World Champion in the Flyweight division

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Mercedes Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    11. ...

    The Mercedes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mercedes 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 22 April 2014 at 14:00.

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