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Origins Available: English, Scottish


The distinguished surname Midgume is one of the many names that first came to England in the wake of the Norman Conquest of 1066. The name is derived from the given name "Michel," meaning "who is like God."

Midgume Early Origins



The surname Midgume was first found in Surrey, where the family held a family seat from very early times. The Midgume ancestors were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Midgume Spelling Variations


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Midgume Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mitchell, Michel, Michell, Mitchill, Mychell, Mitcham and many more.

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Midgume Early History


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Midgume Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Midgume research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1068, 1438, 1745, and 1816 are included under the topic Early Midgume History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Midgume Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Midgume Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Midgume Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Midgume In Ireland


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Midgume In Ireland



Some of the Midgume family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 149 words (11 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 or some of its variants were: Maudlin Mitchell, who sailed to Virginia in 1620; Mathew Mitchell, who arrived in Connecticut in 1630; Edward Mitchell, who settled in Virginia in 1635.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The Midgume Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Midgume 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 2 October 2003 at 16:05.

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