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The distinguished surname Mayall is one of the many names that was brought to England in the wake of the Norman Conquest of 1066. The name is derived from the Middle English personal name "Mihel," which was a vernacular form of "Michael," meaning "Who is like the Lord?"

Mayall Early Origins



The surname Mayall was first found in Norfolk, where the given name Mihel is thought to have emerged. The earliest known bearer of the surname was John Mihell, who was recorded in the Subsidy Rolls of Suffolk in 1524.

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Mayall Spelling Variations


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Mayall Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mayell, Mayall, Miall, Myhill, Miell, Myall, Myell, Mihell and many more.

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Mayall Early History


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Mayall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mayall research. Another 234 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1524, 1603, 1796, 1830, and 1870 are included under the topic Early Mayall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mayall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mayall Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mayall 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:

Mayall Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Mayall, aged 20, arrived in Delaware in 1812

Mayall Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Mayall, aged 23, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Omega"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mayall (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mayall (post 1700)



  • Samuel Mayall (1816-1892), American politician, Member of Maine State House of Representatives, 1845-47, 1848; Member of Maine State Senate, 1847-48; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1853-55
  • Jeremy "Remy" Mayall (b. 1983), New Zealand composer
  • Rik Mayall (1958-2014), British actor, writer, and comedian best known for his work on the television series "The Young Ones"
  • John Mayall (b. 1933), famous musician hailed as the "father of British blues"

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
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    The Mayall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mayall 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 19 October 2015 at 09:25.

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