The surname Michener was first found in Surrey where one of the first records of the name was Henry de Michenhale who was listed there in 1347 in The Place Names of Surrey. Richard Mychenall was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Sussex in 1512. Thomas Mychinall and John Mychinor were both listed in Surrey in 1583.  "Probably from Michen Hall in Godalming, Surrey."  Unfortunately, no record can be found today of Michen Hall.
Early History of the Michener family
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Michener Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Michnor, Mitchnor, Mitchner, Mitchnor, Mitchener, Mitchenor and many more.
Early Notables of the Michener family (pre 1700)
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Charles Duncan Michener (1918-2015), American entomologist elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1965
Earl Cory Michener (1876-1957), American politician, member of U.S. Congress from 1919 to 1933 and from 1935 to 1951
Edward Michener (1869-1947), Canadian politician appointed to the Canadian Senate in 1918. His son Roland Michener went on to be Governor General of Canada
The Right Honourable Daniel Roland Michener PC, CC, CMM, OOnt, CD, QC, FRHSC(hon) (1900-1991), Canadian Rhodes Scholar, lawyer, politician, and diplomat and served as the 20th Governor General of Canada from 1967 to 1974