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Early Origins of the Mau family


The surname Mau was first found in Austria, where the family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

Early History of the Mau family


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Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1790, 1832, and 1872 are included under the topic Early Mau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mau Spelling Variations


One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Mau include Mauer, Mauerer, Maurer, Maurerer, Maur, Moyr, Moyer, Mauers, Mauermann, Maurmann and many more.

Early Notables of the Mau family (pre 1700)


Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mau Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Mau family to the New World and Oceana


Austria was made a republic after the First World War. The Austro-Hungarian Empire was broken up by the Treaty of Versailles and many of its people found themselves in the new nation of Czechoslovakia. Many other Austrians and expatriate Austrians made their way to North America in the 20th century. Most landed in Philadelphia, later continuing on to the states of Ohio, Texas, Illinois, California, New York, and Maryland. Some Austrian settlers also went to western Canada and Ontario. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Mau or a variant listed above:

Mau Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Elizabeth Mau, who arrived in Maryland in 1663 [1]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)

Mau Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Josef Mau, aged 36, who landed in New York, NY in 1880 [1]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 Mau (post 1700)


  • Matthew Mau, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Louis C. Mau, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 5th District, 1918 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Haveth Elmer Mau (b. 1886), American Republican politician, Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney, 1919-22; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1925-34 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • F. E. Mau, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1932 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Elmer B. Mau, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1952 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Chuck Mau, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1940 (alternate), 1948 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • August Mau (1840-1909), German art historian and archaeologist
  • Bruce Mau (b. 1959), Canadian designer

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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