Meaning of the Name
(Origin French) – desMarets or Demarest (most common of American variations)
“De” or “des” translates to the word “of”
In French the root, Marais could be the geographic name for someone from any of various 'marshy' places. The Teutonic origin means Maresche, Morass, a fen, a tract of low, wet land.
Our particular family used the location oriented approach originating in the town of Marets in the Picardy region of France. But, the area near the Rhine River is marshy…