Myl History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Myl surname is derived from the Old English word "mylen," and the Middle English "mille, or milne," all of which meant "mill." Thus the name was probably originally taken on by someone who owned or lived near a mill.
Early Origins of the Myl family
The surname Myl was first found in Hampshire, where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Myl family
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Myl Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mills, Mylles, Meiles and others.
Early Notables of the Myl family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Myl family to Ireland
Some of the Myl family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Myl family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cornelius Mill, who settled in Virginia in 1652; along with Edward in 1654; James in 1741; John in 1637; Lewis in 1642; Mary in 1704; Thomas in 1635; William in 1663. They also settled in Barbados, Philadelphia, Charletown.