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Males Early Origins



The surname Males was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat.This surname is associated with the village of Meolse, which was recorded in the Domesday Book in the year 1086. The lands were described as a coastal village on the southern shore of the Wirral peninsular on the River Dee where Roman and Saxon coins and jewelry were found at Dove Point. Geoffry and Simon de Mele were registered in Cambridgeshire in 1279. North Meols in Lancashire was of great significance to the family in early times.

"At the time of the Domesday Survey, three thanes held this place in three manors. The district now called North Meols afterwards fell to the barons of Penwortham; and in the reign of Richard I., Hugh Bussell assigned to Richard Fitz-Hutred the whole of "Normoles" with its appurtenances, which grant was confirmed by John, Earl of Morton, afterwards king, in whose reign the place gave name to the proprietor, Robert de Meolis." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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Males Spelling Variations


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Males Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Meols, Meals, Mele, Meal, Meale, Meolls, Meoles, Meels, Meeles, Meill, Meills, Meall and many more.

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Males Early History


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Males Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Males research. Another 182 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 132 and 1327 are included under the topic Early Males History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Males Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Males Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Males In Ireland


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Males In Ireland



Some of the Males family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 45 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Males Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Cornelius Males, aged 12, arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • Edwin Males, who landed in Virginia in 1666

Males Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pedro Males, aged 40, landed in New Orleans, La in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Males (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Males (post 1700)



  • Herbert Males (1875-1946), American Republican politician, Vanderburgh County Sheriff, 1919-23; Mayor of Evansville, Indiana, 1926-30

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Males Historic Events


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Males Historic Events




HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Trevor Males (1915-1941), Australian Shipwright 4th Class from Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Males Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Males 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.

This page was last modified on 7 September 2016 at 10:19.

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