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Noble surnames, such as Manier, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The Manier surname may be a local surname, that is, a name derived from the name of a place where they once lived, or held land. The Manier family name is thought to have derived from Meunet, a town in the department of Indre, in the district of Issoudun. It has also been suggested that Manier may have been an occupational name for a miller, deriving from the word "meunier" or "mounier," in Old French.

Manier Early Origins



The surname Manier was first found in Berry, a former province until 1790 when it became a region in central France where this ancient family held a family seat since early times.

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Manier Spelling Variations


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Manier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Meunier, Lemeunier, Lesmeunier, Lémeunier, Meunié, Lemeunié, Munier, Lemunier, Meusnier, Lemeusnier, Demeunier, Desmeunier and many more.

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Manier Early History


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Manier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Manier research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1751, 1786, 1789, 1790, 1792, 1797, 1800, 1802, 1808, 1809, 1814, and 1831 are included under the topic Early Manier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Manier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Manier Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Manier Notables 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 or some of its variants were: Nicolas Meusnier, who lived, with his wife and his child, in Biloxi, Louisiana, in 1721; M. Meunier and his wife, who were living in Louisiana in 1726.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Manier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Manier (post 1700)



  • Velma Manier, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1952

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Manier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Manier 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 25 November 2016 at 21:17.

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