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Primo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Primo family


The surname Primo was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family was anciently seated in a village in Côte-d'Or, in the district of Beaune.

The members of the family also branched to other regions, where several of them distinguished themselves through their various accomplishments. The branch Primard was established in a seigniory in Brittany, erected in 1696 for De Limoges. The branch Primont gave its name to Primont, a village in the department of Ariège.

Claude-François-Marie Primat, a prelate, was born in Lyon in 1747. He was ordained a priest at the age of 28. In 1786, he was named parish priest of Saint-Jacques in Douai, in 1802, he was named to the archdiocese in Toulouse, and in 1806, he was named senator and count of the empire. He died in Toulouse in 1816.

Jean Primeau was a sergeant for Mr. Macari and he travelled from La Rochelle, France to Canada in the 17th century. After arriving in the province of Quebec he married Marie Bouchard, daughter of Guillaume and Françoise, at Montreal on 18th November 1686. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print


Early History of the Primo family


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Primo Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Primeau, Primeaux, Primaud, Primauld, Primaut, Primault, Primaux, Primaulx, Primot, Primat, Primard, Primet and many more.

Early Notables of the Primo family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Primo family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Primo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco Primo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Pierre Primo, who arrived in Louisiana in 1805-1809 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • H Primo, aged 40, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1836 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Primo (post 1700)


  • Count Primo Magri (1849-1920), who also used the name Count Rosebud, stage names of a 19th-century Italian dwarf
  • Miguel Primo de Rivera y Orbaneja (1878-1930), Spanish soldier and statesman
  • Primo R. Padeletti, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1996
  • Primo Sentimenti (1926-2016), also known as Sentimenti V, an Italian footballer and coach
  • Primo Magnani (1892-1967), Italian gold medalist racing cyclist at the 1920 Summer Olympics
  • Primo Levi (1919-1987), Italian writer and chemist

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Citations


  1. ^ Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
  2. ^ 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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