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.
Early Origins of the Manier family
family seat since early times.
Early History of the Manier family
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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.
Early Notables of the Manier family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Manier family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Manier (post 1700)
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