Mellanson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Mellanson family

The surname Mellanson was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland where one of the first records of the name was Thomas Malisone in 1445. [1] John Malynessone was listed in Yorkshire in 1317. [2] The Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 listed: Robertas Malyn; Johannes Malynson; and Richard Malynson. [3]

Early History of the Mellanson family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mellanson research. Another 86 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1427, 1445 and 1447 are included under the topic Early Mellanson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mellanson Spelling Variations

The name Mellanson, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Mallison, Mallinson, Malison, Mallyson, Mallynson, Mallisson, Mallenson, Mellenson, Mellanson and many more.

Early Notables of the Mellanson family (pre 1700)

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United States Mellanson migration to the United States +

The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Mellanson family, or who bore a variation of the surname Mellanson were

Mellanson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Benoist Mellanson, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1763 [4]

Canada Mellanson migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mellanson Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Charles Mellanson and his brother Peter who both settled in Port Royal, Nova Scotia around 1657


  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  3. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  4. ^ 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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