Mandy History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Mandy is a name that was carried to England in the great wave of migration from Normandy following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Mandy family lived in Derbyshire. The name, however, is a reference to the family's place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, Mundeyville, Normandy where they inhabited the Abbey of Fecamp.  
Early Origins of the Mandy family
The surname Mandy was first found in Derbyshire where "the Mundys of Marheaton, who trace their pedigree to temp. Edward I., have a tradition of Norman descent, from a place called the abbey of Mondaye. " 
The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 proved the scattered migration of the family by that time: Simon Moneday, Huntingdonshire; Simon Mundi, Cambridgeshire; and Henry Mundi, Cambridgeshire.  In Somerset, Edmund Moneday, was listed there temp. Edward III. 
Further to the south in Cornwall, another branch of the family was found in the manor of Rialton in the hundred of Pyder. "In the days of Elizabeth, a previous compact having expired, Rialton, another manor, and the bailiffry of the hundred of Pyder, were leased out either to Richard Senhouse, or to Mr. Munday, the son of a Mr. Munday, who had previously acted as steward from the time of Henry VIII. It is certain that the Munday family continued from the reign of Elizabeth to be lessees under the crown until the year 1663, when the Mundays were succeeded by Sir Francis Godolphin." 
Early History of the Mandy family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mandy research. Another 130 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1584, 1657, 1529, 1591, 1555, 1630, 1560, 1633, 1685 and 1739 are included under the topic Early Mandy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Mandy Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, Norman French and other languages became incorporated into English throughout the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Mandy include Mundy, Mondy, Monday, Munday, Mundie and others.
Early Notables of the Mandy family (pre 1700)
Outstanding amongst the family at this time was William Mundy (c. 1529-1591), an English composer of sacred music; and his son, John Mundy (c. 1555-1630), English composer and organist; Anthony Munday...
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Migration of the Mandy family
In England at this time, the uncertainty of the political and religious environment of the time caused many families to board ships for distant British colonies in the hopes of finding land and opportunity, and escaping persecution. The voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, though, and many arrived in North America sick, starved, and destitute. Those who did make it, however, were greeted with greater opportunities and freedoms that they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make important contributions to the young nations in which they settled. Early immigration records have shown some of the first Mandys to arrive on North American shores: Hugh and Henry Monday, who settled in New England in 1630; Elizabeth Mundy settled with her husband and servants in Barbados in 1679; Bridget Mundy and her husband settled in Maryland in 1684.
Contemporary Notables of the name Mandy (post 1700) +
- Mrs. Mandy Elizabeth Young M.B.E., British recipient of Member of the Order of the British Empire on 8th June 2018, for services to Young People in Corby, Northamptonshire 
- Mrs. Mandy Terrell M.B.E., British Foster Carer for Plymouth City Council, was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire on 29th December 2018 for services to Fostering 
- Miss. Mandy Islam M.B.E., British Major for the Royal Army Medical Corps diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma with hopes to become the fastest disabled woman to drive a powerboat around the Isle of Wight, was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire on 29th December 2018 
- Mandy Bonhomme, stage name of Amanda Goodman, an American voice actress from New York City
- Mandy McCowan, American production manager, known for The Walking Dead (2010), The Collection (2012) and One Missed Call (2008)
- Mandy McElhinney, Australian Australian Film Institute Award winning and two-time Logie Award nominated actress, known for appearing in the TV sketch comedy series Comedy Inc
- Mandy Powers Norrell (b. 1973), American politician, Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives (2012-)
- Mandy Loots (b. 1978), South African three-time gold and four-time silver medalist swimmer
- Mandy McCartin (b. 1958), English artist
- Mandy Mulder (b. 1987), Dutch sailor
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The Mandy 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: Deus providebit
Motto Translation: God will provide.
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