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Where did the English Minaux family come from? What is the English Minaux family crest and coat of arms? When did the Minaux family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Minaux family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mignot, Minot, Miniot, Minnot, Minnitt, Minett, Minitt, Minet, Mignott, Mynett, Minette, Minnett, Minard, Minaud, Miniot, Miniott, Mynott, Mynot, Minott, Minot and many more.
First found in Kent where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that county. The family is thought to come from Cotes du Nord in Normandy.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Minaux research. Another 272 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1191, 1201, 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Minaux History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Minaux Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Minaux family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 150 words(11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicholas Mignot, who arrived at the port of Philadelphia in 1816; Charles Mignot, who arrived in New York City in 1832; Henry Mignot, who was naturalized in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1830.
The Minaux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Minaux 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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