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Max Early Origins



The surname Max was 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.

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Max Spelling Variations


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Max Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Maxey, Maxie, Max, Maxy, Maxse, Maxsey and others.

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Max Early History


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Max Early History



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 and printed products wherever possible.

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Max Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Max Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Max 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 were:

Max Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Max, aged 21, landed in Virginia in 1635

Max Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mathilde Max, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1846
  • Harris Max, aged 34, arrived in Missouri in 1848
  • Meyer Max, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Louis Max, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1854
  • Henry Christian L Max, aged 29, landed in New York, NY in 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Max Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Michael Max a farm labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Sir George Grey" in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Max (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Max (post 1700)



  • Ralph C. Max, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1942
  • Matthew Max, American Democrat politician, Real estate and insurance business; shoe merchant; Mayor of Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1929-34
  • Herbert J. Max, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Iowa State Senate 6th District, 1970
  • Herbert J. Max, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 12th District, 1944
  • Adolphe Max (1869-1939), Belgian politician

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    11. ...

    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.

    This page was last modified on 7 October 2015 at 15:32.

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