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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.

Mayeux Early Origins



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

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Mayeux Spelling Variations


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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.

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Mayeux Early History


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Mayeux Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mayeux research. Another 166 words (12 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.

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Mayeux Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mayeux Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mayeux 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:

Mayeux Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Maxime Mayeux, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893

Mayeux Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Albertine Mayeux, aged 50, who emigrated 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 emigrated 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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mayeux (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mayeux (post 1700)



  • Philip Mayeux, American politician, Representative from Mississippi 5th District, 1996, 1998
  • Donna M. Mayeux, American Democrat politician, Candidate for mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, 2000
  • 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)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    11. ...

    The Mayeux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mayeux 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 14 November 2015 at 12:32.

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