Menshin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Menshin family
The surname Menshin was first found in Worcestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1190 when Peter Michin held estates in that shire.
Important Dates for the Menshin family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Menshin research. Another 74 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1381, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Menshin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Menshin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Minchin, Mincin, Mincing, Minchen, Minchan, Minch, Minken, Minkin and many more.
Early Notables of the Menshin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Menshin family to Ireland
Some of the Menshin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 93 words (7 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 Menshin family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..