Mignau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Mignau family

The surname Mignau was first found in Kent where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that county. The family is thought to come from Cotes du Nord in Normandy.

Important Dates for the Mignau family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mignau research. Another 156 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1191, 1201, 1510, 1600, 1043, 1401, 1534, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Mignau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mignau Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mignot, Minot, Miniot, Minnot, Minnitt, Minett, Minitt, Minet, Mignott, Mynett, Minette, Minnett, Minard, Minaud, Miniot, Miniott, Mynott, Mynot, Minott, Minot and many more.

Early Notables of the Mignau family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Mignau family to Ireland

Some of the Mignau 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.

Mignau migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mignau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Mr. Jean Mignau, French settler travelling to Canada for work arriving on 1st April 1643 [1]
  • Jean Mignau, son of Nicolas and Madeleine, married Louise Cloutier, daughter of Zacharie and Xainte, in Quebec on 10th November 1648 [2]
  • Joseph Mignau, son of Jacques and Catherine, married Marie Soumande, daughter of Pierre and Simone, in Quebec on 28th October 1670 [2]
  • Jean-Aubin Mignau, son of Jean and Louise, married Anne Dugas, daughter of Abraham and Marguerite, in Beaubassin, Acadia on 26th April 1679 [2]
  • Jean Mignau, son of Louis and Jeanne, married Marie-Xainte Boucher, daughter of Pierre and Marie, in Château-Richer, Quebec on 7th November 1689 [2]
Mignau Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • René Mignau, son of René and Marie, married Cécile Ozou, daughter of Jean and Isabelle, in Montreal, Quebec on 8th December 1704 [2]
  • Pierre Mignau, son of Jean and Louise, married Jeanne Autin, daughter of François and Marie, in Quebec on 10th November 1714 [2]
  • Michel Mignau, son of Jean and Marie-Xainte, married Marie Soucy, daughter of Pierre and Élisabeth, in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Quebec on 26th October 1724 [2]
  • Charles Mignau, son of Jean and Marie-Xainte, married Madeleine Aubert, daughter of Félix and Marie-Madeleine, in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Quebec on 12th January 1728 [2]
  • Jean-Baptiste Mignau, son of Jean and Marie-Xainte, married Marie-Anne Grondin, daughter of Sébastien and Marie-Anne, in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Quebec on 22nd September 1733 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from https://lebloguedeguyperron.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/130-liste-des-contrats-dengagement-pour-la-nouvelle-france-releves-a-la-rochelle-entre-1634-et-1679/
  2. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
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