England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Maute family lived in Cheshire. Before migrating to Normandy and then England, this family was originally the lords of Monte Alto, in Italy. Their name is thought to be a version of this place-name which underwent significant corruption through translation through several languages before being Anglicized.
Early Origins of the Maute family
Cheshire where the family of Maude, originally the Lords of Monte Alto, in Italy, settled in the Lordships and manors of Montalt and Hawarden in the county of Flint.
Early History of the Maute family
Another 319 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1174 and 1800 are included under the topic Early Maute History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Maute Spelling Variations
spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Maude, Maud, Mawd, Mold, Mould, Moulds, Molds and others.
Early Notables of the Maute family (pre 1700)
Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Maute Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Maute family to Ireland
Some of the Maute family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 33 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Maute family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Maute or a variant listed above:
Maute Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Maute Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Maute (post 1700)
Maute Family Crest Products