Mention History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Mention family

The surname Mention 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 Mention family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mention research. Another 74 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1381, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Mention History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mention Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Minchin, Mincin, Mincing, Minchen, Minchan, Minch, Minken, Minkin and many more.

Early Notables of the Mention family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Mention family to Ireland

Some of the Mention 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.

Mention migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mention Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Agnus Mention, who landed in New York, NY in 1811 [1]
  • Alexander Mention, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811 [1]

Citations

  1. ^ 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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