Last name: DEMERS

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DEMERS : This last name is indexed 158,887 times on Geneanet!

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DEMERS : 1: French Canadian: altered form (probably in the literal sense of 2 below) of northern French Dumets itself a variant of Dumetz a habitational name with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’ for someone from any of several places in the north of France called (Le) Metz named with a regional term for a ‘farmstead’ (compare Mas 1 and Dume 2). Compare also Demarce Demars 1 and Dumay 1.2: French: habitational name with fused preposition de ‘from’ denoting someone from either of two places in France named Mers Mers-les-Bains (Somme) or Mers-sur-Indre (Indre).3: English: variant of Deamer with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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