Mayzes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Mayzes family

The surname Mayzes was first found in Somerset where they held a family seat from early times.The family name Mayzes first appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Mayzes family

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Mayzes Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Maze, Mayze and others.

Early Notables of the Mayzes family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Mayzes family to Ireland

Some of the Mayzes family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 60 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Mayzes family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Maze settled in Virginia in 1643; Francis, Edward, Francis and John Maze all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860.


Contemporary Notables of the name Mayzes (post 1700) +

  • Robert Luther Mayzes, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Georgia, 2012 [1]

RMS Titanic
  • Mr. Thomas Jubilee Mayzes, aged 25, English Fireman/Stoker from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping on life boat 3 [2]


The Mayzes 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: Garde ta bien aimée
Motto Translation: Protect thy well-loved.


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html


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