Semmes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Semmes family

The surname Semmes was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

Early History of the Semmes family

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Semmes Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Semur, Semurs, Semure, Semures, Semmur, Semmurs, Semmure, Semmures, Semour, Semours, Semoure, Semoures, Semmour, Semmours, Semmoure, Semmoures, Semeure, Semeures, Semmeure, Semmeures, de Semur, du Semur, Saymer, Samour and many more.

Early Notables of the Semmes family (pre 1700)

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Semmes Ranking

In the United States, the name Semmes is the 16,358th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Semmes migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Semmes Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Semmes, aged 42, who landed in Georgia in 1732 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Semmes (post 1700) +

  • Thomas Semmes Walmsley (1889-1942), American politician, Mayor of New Orleans 1929 to 1936
  • Eugene Semmes Ives (b. 1858), American Democratic Party politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 19th District, 1885, 1887; Member of New York State Senate 11th District, 1888-91 [3]

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  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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from on Facebook