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Magner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Irish surname Magner is most likely derived from the "Castlemagner" in County Cork, also known as Magnelstown. The name was first recorded as Magnel, which had become Magner by the 16th century. The Irish form of the name is Maingneir.


Early Origins of the Magner family


The surname Magner was first found in County Cork (Irish: Corcaigh) the ancient Kingdom of Deis Muin (Desmond), located on the southwest coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where the family name was recorded in the Judiciary Rolls in the 13th century.

Early History of the Magner family


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Magner Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Magner, Magnel, Magnan, Magnier and others.

Early Notables of the Magner family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Magner family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Magner Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Charles Magner, who settled in Virginia in 1623
  • Charles Magner, who landed in Virginia in 1623 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Magner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anthony Magner, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1746 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Anthony Magner, who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1746

Magner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mary Magner, who arrived in Boston in 1848 aboard the Niagara, Patrick Magner, who was naturalized in Missouri in 1840
  • Patrick Magner, aged 28, who arrived in Missouri in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Patrick Magner, who was naturalized in Vermont in 1845
  • James Magner, who landed in Mississippi in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • David Magner, who arrived in Mississippi in 1855 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Magner Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • David Magner and his family, who settled in Ontario in 1825
  • Daniel and John Magner, who landed in New Brunswick in 1837
  • James and Thomas Magner, who were recorded in Toronto in 1844

Magner Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Honora Magner, aged 21, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Bucephalus"
  • Margaret Magner, aged 25, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Bucephalus"
  • Daniel Magner, aged 17, a farm labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Burlington"
  • John Magner, aged 26, a farm labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Burlington"
  • Julia Magner, aged 24, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Burlington"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Magner Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Magner, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1874
  • Bridget Magner, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1874

Contemporary Notables of the name Magner (post 1700)


  • John T. Magner (b. 1855), American Major League Baseball outfielder who played one game for the Cincinnati Reds on July 14, 1879
  • Edmund Burke "Stubby" Magner (1888-1956), American Major League Baseball shortstop and second baseman who played in 1911 for the New York Highlanders
  • Aron Magner (b. 1976), American musician, keyboardist and founding member of The Disco Biscuits
  • Thomas Francis Magner (1860-1945), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York (1889-1893) and (1893-1895)
  • Francis Joseph Magner (1887-1947), American prelate of the Catholic Church, Bishop of Marquette from 1941 to 1947
  • Blake A Magner, American Civil War historian
  • James E Magner (d. 2000), American professor and poet
  • Patrick "Pat" Magner (b. 1941), Irish former Labour Party politician from Cork
  • Michael Magner VC (1840-1897), Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Colm Magner, Canadian actor, writer, and director
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Magner family



Flight 191

  • Mrs. Magner, American passenger from Chesterton, Indianapolis, USA, who flew aboard American Airlines Flight 191 and died in the crash [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Flight 191's Victims - latimes. (Retrieved 2014, April 16) . Retrieved from http://articles.latimes.com/1985-08-04/news/mn-4349_1_fort-lauderdale-area

The Magner Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Magna est veritas
Motto Translation: Great is truth


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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Flight 191's Victims - latimes. (Retrieved 2014, April 16) . Retrieved from http://articles.latimes.com/1985-08-04/news/mn-4349_1_fort-lauderdale-area


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