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Where did the English Max family come from? What is the English Max family crest and coat of arms? When did the Max family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Max family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Maxey, Maxie, Max, Maxy, Maxse, Maxsey and others.
First found in Northampton where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Max research. Another 344 words(25 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, 1600, and 1617 are included under the topic Early Max History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Max Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Max Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Max Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Max Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
The Max Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Max 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.
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