× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2017


Maynes Early Origins



The surname Maynes was first found in Devon at King's Nympton, a parish, in the union of South Molton, hundred of Witheridge. The manor, which was parcel of the ancient demesne of the crown, was granted by King John to Joel de Mayne, by whose rebellion it was again vested in the crown: it was given by Henry III. to Roger le Zouch. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Close

Maynes Spelling Variations


Expand

Maynes Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, Anglo-Norman surnames like Maynes are characterized by many spelling variations. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages such as Norman French and Latin, even literate people regularly changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Maynes include Main, Maine, Mayne and others.

Close

Maynes Early History


Expand

Maynes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maynes research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1140, 1544, 1577, 1612, 1661, 1633, 1711, 1702, 1711, 1705, 1708 and are included under the topic Early Maynes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Maynes Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Maynes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Saint Cuthbert Mayne (1544-1577), an English Roman Catholic priest and martyr of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation; Simon Mayne (1612-1661), English Member of Parliament from Dinton...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Maynes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Maynes In Ireland


Expand

Maynes In Ireland



Some of the Maynes family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Maynes Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Maynes, a carpenter, who arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • Arthur Maynes, a carpenter, who arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832

Maynes Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Bridget Maynes, aged 22, a servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1878
  • Anne Maynes, aged 17, a servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1878

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Maynes (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Maynes (post 1700)



  • Charles William "Bill" Maynes (1938-2007), American diplomat, editor of Foreign Policy magazine, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1977-1980)
  • Richard John Maynes (b. 1950), American general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since 1997
  • Seaghan Joseph Maynes (1914-1998), Irish-born, Reuters correspondent known for his coverage of the Invasion of Normandy (1944)

Close

Motto


Expand

Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Projeci
Motto Translation: I have thrown away.


Close

Maynes Family Crest Products


Expand

Maynes Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  11. ...

The Maynes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Maynes 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 1 December 2015 at 14:37.

Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest