Midler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Midler family

The surname Midler was first found in Shropshire at Middle, alternately spelt Myddle, Mydle, Midle, M'dle, Meadley and Medle, a parish, in the union of Ellesmere, partly in the liberties of Shrewsbury, but chiefly in the hundred of Pimhill. [1] Myddle Castle was built here c. 1308 by Lord John Le Strange but it fell into ruin and collapsed during the earthquake of 1688. One of the first records of the name was Richard le Midel who was listed in Oxfordshire in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273. [2] Simon atte Middele was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Somerset in 1327. [3]

Important Dates for the Midler family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Midler research. Another 88 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1270 and 1327 are included under the topic Early Midler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Midler Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Middle, Middel, Midel, Mittel, Mittle, Middleho, Midelho, Mideleho, Middlehough, Midler, Middler, Midlar and many more.

Early Notables of the Midler family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Midler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Midler family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: J. Middle arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729.

Contemporary Notables of the name Midler (post 1700)

  • Louis Thomas "Lou" Midler (1915-1992), American player in the National Football League
  • Bette Midler (b. 1945), American singer, actress, and comedian with four Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards, and a special Tony Award
  • Charles F. Midler, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1918 [4]
  • Mark Petrovich Midler (1931-2012), Soviet Russian two-time gold medalist foil fencer

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Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  3. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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