The history of the Saintemarie family goes back to the Medieval landscape of northern France, to that coastal region known as Normandy
. It is derived from the family living at Ste. Marie, in Normandy. This place-name, which is derived from the name of St. Mary, the mother of Christ, is extremely common in France, and a given case may result from the original bearer's residence in any one of these places.
Early Origins of the Saintemarie family
The surname Saintemarie was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where this distinguished family was anciently seated.
Early History of the Saintemarie family
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Saintemarie Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Ste-Marie, de Ste-Marie, Ste Marie, de Ste Marie, Sainte-Marie, de Sainte-Marie, Sainte Marie, de Sainte Marie, St-Marie and many more.
Early Notables of the Saintemarie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Saintemarie family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Lemoine de Ste-Marie, who settled in Quebec, where he married Marie-Madeleine de Chavigny in 1662; François Ste-Marie, who married Marguerite Bourbon in Longueuil in 1705.
Contemporary Notables of the name Saintemarie (post 1700)
- Michel Sainte-Marie, deputy in Mérignac
- Bernard Noël Sainte-Marie, consultant, Paris