Mayol History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Mayol name is derived form the Basque word "maiora" which means "heather, moor or heath;" as such it was likely a topographic name for someone who lived near a moor. The surname also comes from a Spanish word "mayor," meaning "head" or "chief" that was an occupational name for the foreman of a gang of agricultural workers or the leader of a group of herdsmen.

Early Origins of the Mayol family

The surname Mayol was first found in Navarre, where they came from the Valley of Baztan.

Early History of the Mayol family

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Mayol Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mayerdomo, Mayoral, Majoral, Mayol and others.

Early Notables of the Mayol family (pre 1700)

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Mayol Ranking

In France, the name Mayol is the 5,579th most popular surname with an estimated 1,000 - 1,500 people with that name. [1]


United States Mayol migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mayol Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Pablo De Mayol traveled to America in 1599 with his entire family
Mayol Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pablo Mayol, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1868 [2]
  • Pedro Mayol, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1868 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Mayol (post 1700) +

  • Jaime Augusto Mayol (b. 1980), Puerto Rican model and host
  • Miguel Mayol (b. 1981), Argentine rower at the 2012 Summer Olympics
  • Rodel Bryan Generalao Mayol (b. 1981), Filipino professional boxer, former WBC Light Flyweight World Champion
  • Félix Mayol (1872-1941), French singer and entertainer


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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