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Where did the Irish Manix family come from? What is the Irish Manix family crest and coat of arms? When did the Manix family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Manix family history?The original Gaelic form of the Irish name Manix was written as O Mainchin, which is derived from the word manach, which means monk.
Because early scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded, a person could have many various spellings of his name.Many different spelling variations of the surname Manix were found in the archives researched. These included Mannix, Managan, Managhan, Manahan, Manihan, O'Managhan, O'Manihan, Mangan and many more.
First found in County Cork.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Manix research. Another 206 words(15 lines of text) covering the year 1172 is included under the topic Early Manix History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Manix Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
The 18th century saw the slow yet steady emigration of Irish families to British North America and the United States. Those early Irish settlers that left their homeland were typically moderately well off: they were enticed by the promise of a sizable plot of land. However, by the 1840s, this pattern of immigration was gone: immigrants to North America were seeking refuge from the starvation and disease that the Great Potato Famine of that decade brought. The great numbers of Irish that arrived to the United States and the soon to be Canada were instrumental in their quick development as powerful industrial nations. An examination of early immigration and passenger lists uncovered many early immigrants bearing the name Manix:
Manix Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Manix Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Manix Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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