Mayeux History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The prestigious surname Mayeux comes from the region of Provence, in France. The surname Mayeux is of local origin, and is therefore a type of hereditary surname. Local surnames are derived either from an already existing place-name or from a local feature of the geography.

Early Origins of the Mayeux family

The surname Mayeux was first found in Provence, where the family was established in early times.

Early History of the Mayeux family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mayeux research. Another 102 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1662, 1696, and 1815 are included under the topic Early Mayeux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mayeux Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Major, Majour, Majou, Majoux, Mayor, Mayou, Mayoux, Mayoud, Mayaud, Mayoult, Mayot, Mayet, Mayer, Mayeu, Majoral, Majorel and many more.

Early Notables of the Mayeux family (pre 1700)

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United States Mayeux migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mayeux Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Maxime Mayeux, aged 21, who immigrated to the United States, in 1893
Mayeux Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Albertine Mayeux, aged 50, who immigrated to the United States from Lens, France, in 1913
  • Francois Mayeux, aged 23, who landed in America from Lens, France, in 1913
  • Joseph Mayeux, aged 19, who immigrated to America from Lens, France, in 1913
  • Marie Mayeux, aged 18, who landed in America from Lens, France, in 1913
  • Volders Mayeux, aged 35, who landed in America from Stropy, Belgium, in 1922

Contemporary Notables of the name Mayeux (post 1700) +

  • Sara Mayeux, American Berger-Howe Legal History Fellow at Harvard Law School
  • Richard Mayeux, American Gertrude H. Sergievsky Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Epidemiology at Columbia University
  • Molly M. Mayeux (b. 1965), American producer, known for her work in Dumb & Dumber (1994), Batman Forever (1995) and Kingpin (1996)
  • Lauren Mayeux, American actress, known for her work in Barney & Friends (1992), Barney: I Love My Friends (2012) and Barney: Jungle Friends (2009)
  • Rosalee Mayeux, American actress, known for her roles in The Lawnmower Man (1992), My Family (1995) and Blast from the Past (1999)
  • Philip Mayeux, American politician, Representative from Mississippi 5th District, 1996, 1998 [1]
  • Donna M. Mayeux, American Democrat politician, Candidate for mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, 2000 [1]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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