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Mandich History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Mandich family


The surname Mandich was first found in Kelso, Scotland where "this name first appears in connection with the Abbey of Kelso and shortly afterwards with the Abbey of Arbroath. About 1180 Andrew Maunsel or Mansel witnessed a charter of the church of Pencathlan to Kelso. Willelmus Manselmus witnessed William de Moreuille's charter of Gillemoristun to Edulfus filius Uctredi before 1196."

"Between 1198 and 1222 we find Andrew Maunsel witnessing charters by William de Veteri Ponte and Bernard de Haudene in favor of Kelso Abbey and also witnessing the charter of the church of Brennath (Birnie in Moray) to the same abbey. About 1200 he granted liberty to the Abbey of Kelso to build a weir upon part of his ground 'in le halech ex orientali parte ville de Roxbergh'" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)


Early History of the Mandich family


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Mandich Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Mansell, Mansel, Mancell, Mauncell and others.

Early Notables of the Mandich family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Mandich family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Mansell settled in Virginia in 1653; William Mansell arrived in Maryland in 1731; Robert Mansell settled in Boston in 1679.

Contemporary Notables of the name Mandich (post 1700)


  • James Michael "Jim" Mandich (1948-2011), nicknamed "Mad Dog", an American NFL football player, inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame
  • Peter Mandich, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Gary, Indiana, 1952-56; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1956, 1960 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Dan Mandich (b. 1960), retired Canadian professional NHL ice hockey defenceman from Brantford, Ontario, who played 111 games for the Minnesota North Stars

The Mandich 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: Quod vult valde vult
Motto Translation: Whae he wishes, he wishes fervently.


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Citations


  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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