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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 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 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 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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