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The distinguished surname Mayhall 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?"

Mayhall Early Origins



The surname Mayhall 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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Mayhall Spelling Variations


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Mayhall Spelling Variations



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

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Mayhall Early History


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Mayhall Early History



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

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Mayhall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mayhall Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mayhall 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 or some of its variants were: James Mayell, who settled in Barbados in 1658; William Mayell, who was naturalized in New York in 1797; William Mayall, who was living in Delaware in 1812.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mayhall (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mayhall (post 1700)



  • Dorothy Mayhall (1925-1995), American museum director and sculptor
  • Jane Mayhall (1918-2009), American poet
  • Roy Mayhall, American Democrat politician, Alabama Democratic State Chair, 1955-66 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Anna Mayhall, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Mayhall Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



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

Other References

  1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  8. 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.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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The Mayhall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mayhall 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 09:29.

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