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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)



  • Roy Mayhall, American Democrat politician, Alabama Democratic State Chair, 1955-66
  • Anna Mayhall, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948
  • Dorothy Mayhall (1925-1995), American museum director and sculptor
  • Jane Mayhall (1918-2009), American poet

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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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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