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Mayhall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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?" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)


Early Origins of the Mayhall family


The surname Mayhall was first found in Norfolk, where the given name Mihel is thought to have emerged. A very rare name, the earliest known bearer of the surname was John Mihell, who was recorded in the Subsidy Rolls of Suffolk in 1524. Mihil Cristen was listed in 1549. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
The family has a long history in Oldham, Lancashire.

Early History of the Mayhall family


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.

Mayhall Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Mayhall family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Mayhall family to Ireland


Some of the Mayhall family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Mayhall family to the New World and Oceana


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.

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 [3]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 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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