Mandrell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Mandrell family
The surname Mandrell was first found in Yorkshire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1379 when Thomas Maundrell held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Mandrell family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mandrell research.Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1665 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Mandrell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Mandrell Spelling Variations
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon
surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations
. Changes in Anglo-Saxon
names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Mandrell include Mandrell, Maundrell, Mandrill, Mandrull and many more.
Early Notables of the Mandrell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mandrell family to the New World and Oceana
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Mandrell or a variant listed above:
Mandrell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- William Frank Mandrell, who arrived in Alabama in 1919 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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Mandrell (post 1700)
- Ellen Irlene Mandrell (b. 1956), American musician, actress and model
- Thelma Louise Mandrell (b. 1954), American country music singer and musician
- Barbara Ann Mandrell (b. 1948), renowned American Country Music singer, inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2009
Mandrell Family Crest Products
- ^ 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)