Maki History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Maki family

The surname Maki was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Important Dates for the Maki family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maki research. Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1698, 1791, and 1822 are included under the topic Early Maki History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Maki Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Macki, Mackay, Mackau, Mack, Macke, Machui, Machlen, Mache and many more.

Early Notables of the Maki family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Maki Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Maki migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Maki Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Lusina Maki, aged 22, who arrived in New York, NY in 1893 [1]
  • John Maki, who landed in Mississippi in 1897 [1]
Maki Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Hemming Maki, who settled in Indiana sometime between 1856 and 1904
  • Hendry Maki, who settled in Ashtabula Co. OH sometime between 1875 and 1906
  • Erik Maki, who arrived in Ashtabula Co. OH sometime between 1875 and 1906
  • Frans Maki, who settled in Indiana sometime between 1892 and 1906
  • Arthur Maki, who settled in Washington sometime between 1859 and 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Maki (post 1700)

  • Sheila Maki, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 2004 [2]
  • Nick Maki, American politician, Candidate for Minnesota railroad and warehouse commission, 1930 [2]
  • Leo E. Maki, American politician, Candidate in primary for Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 3rd District, 1974 [2]
  • John F. Maki, American politician, Candidate for University of Michigan Board of Regents, 1911 [2]
  • John Maki, American politician, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1934 [2]
  • Jill Maki, American Democrat politician, Chair of Luce County Democratic Party, 2007 [2]
  • George Maki, American politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 19th District, 1958 [2]
  • Conny Maki, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 2004 [2]
  • Alan Lee Maki, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1972; Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984 [2]
  • Wayne Maki (1944-1974), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey player who played from 1965 to 1973
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Maki family

Empress of Ireland
  • Mr. Matti Maki (1880-1914), Finnish Third Class Passenger from Helsingfors, (Helsinki), Finland who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [3]
  • Miss Orvokki Maki (1912-1914), Finnish Third Class Passenger from Helsingfors, (Helsinki), Finland who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [3]
  • Mrs. Amanda Maki (1882-1914), Finnish Third Class Passenger from Helsingfors, (Helsinki), Finland who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [3]

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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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
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