Maxie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Maxie family
The surname Maxie 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.
Early History of the Maxie family
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Maxie Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Maxey, Maxie, Max, Maxy, Maxse, Maxsey and others.
Early Notables of the Maxie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Maxie family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Maxie (post 1700)
- Leslie Maxie (b. 1967), American gold medalist track and field athlete at the 1984 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships
- Demetrious Maxie (b. 1973), American CFL football player who played from 1996 to 2007, CFL All-Star in 1999 and 2000
- Brett Derrell Maxie (b. 1962), American football coach and former player, current defensive backs coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- Madcap Maxie (1909-1959), nickname of Max Baer, American world champion heavyweight boxer, father of actor Max Baer Jr. who is best known for his role as Jethro Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies
- Carl Maxie Brashear (1931-2006), the first African American to become a U.S. Navy Master Diver in the early 1950s. He received over a dozen medals for his service and was the first amputee diver to ever be certified or re-certified as a U.S. Navy diver. In 2000, Brashear's military service was portrayed by Cuba Gooding, Jr. in the film Men of Honor
- Maxie D. Dunnam, American academic, Chancellor of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, former president from 1994 through 2004
- Maxie Clarence Maultsby Jr. (b. 1932), American psychiatrist, recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists
- Maxie T. Lambright (1924-1980), American head football coach of the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team from 1967–1978
- Maxie Callaway Baughan Jr. (b. 1938), American football (NFL) player
- Maxie McDonald, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1914 CITATION[CLOSE]
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