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The surname Mickle comes from the Middle Scottish word "meikle," "meikle" and "mekill" which meant "great," or "large." Contrary to what one may think, It is generally believed that the name was not a patronymic variant of the personal name Michael. Today, Meikle Loch is an inland loch in Aberdeenshire; Meikle Millyea, a mountain in South West Scotland; and Meikle Pap, a mountain in North East Scotland. Meikle Earnock is a suburb in the south of Hamilton, Scotland.

Mickle Early Origins



The surname Mickle was first found in Liddesdale, where one of the first records of the name was Willelmus Mykl from the parish of Fyvy who was excommunicated in 1382. A few years later, Robertus Mykyl was a juror on assize in 1389. William Mikil (Mukill) was a juror on an inquest at Narn in 1431. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
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)

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Mickle Spelling Variations


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Mickle Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Meikle, Mickel, Mickle and others.

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Mickle Early History


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Mickle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mickle research. Another 134 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1495, 1501, 1616, 1638 and 1609 are included under the topic Early Mickle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mickle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mickle Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mickle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mickle In Ireland


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Mickle In Ireland



Some of the Mickle family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 166 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mickle Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Archibald Mickle, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682

Mickle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Mickle, who landed in New York in 1790

Mickle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Mickle, aged 30, landed in Maryland in 1813
  • A Mickle, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

Mickle Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Mickle arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1848 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Forfarshire 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Forfarshire.htm
  • Elizabeth Mickle, aged 23, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "China"
  • Anne Mickle, aged 17, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "China"

Mickle Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Mickle arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Whitby" in 1841
  • Euphemia Mickle, aged 24, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1842
  • James Mickle, aged 3, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1842
  • George Mickle, aged 1, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1842
  • Margaret Mickle, aged 3 weeks, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mickle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mickle (post 1700)



  • Jim Mickle (b. 1979), American film director, best known for his work on Mulberry Street and Stake Land
  • Stephan P. Mickle (b. 1944), American lawyer and jurist, Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida (2011-)
  • Andrew F. H. Mickle (1805-1863), American politician, 67th Mayor of New York from 1846 to 1847
  • Brigadier-General Gerald St. Claire Mickle (1899-1972), American Assistant Commanding General 83rd Division (1945)
  • William Julius Mickle (1735-1788), Scottish poet
  • Kimberley Mickle (b. 1984), Australian two-time gold medalist javelin thrower
  • Charles Mickle (1849-1910), Canadian politician from Ontario, two-time leader of the Liberal Party in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba

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Motto


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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: Vincit veritas
Motto Translation: Truth conquers.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  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. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) FORFARSHIRE 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Forfarshire.htm

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  6. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  9. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
  10. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
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The Mickle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mickle Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 13 December 2016 at 07:46.

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