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Millais Early Origins



The surname Millais 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 13th century when held estates in that shire. They are believed to have been from Millieres, 8 kilometers NW of St.Dauveur-Landelin in Normandy and were a kin of the great Avranches family.

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Millais Spelling Variations


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Millais Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Millais, Milliere, Milleres, Milers, Milliers, Millhouse, Millhus, Millus and many more.

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Millais Early History


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Millais Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Millais research. Another 371 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1510, 1600, 1455, 1487, 1638, 1720, 1671, 1740, 1675, 1746, 1696, 1705 and 1704 are included under the topic Early Millais History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Millais Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Millais Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Isaac Milles or Mills (1638-1720), an English cleric from Cockfield, Suffolk; and his son, Thomas Milles (1671-1740), Church of Ireland bishop of...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Millais Notables 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:

Millais Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Basil Millais, who arrived in Texas in 1909

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Contemporary Notables of the name Millais (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Millais (post 1700)



  • Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896), 1st Baronet, British painter and illustrator, one of founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    11. ...

    The Millais Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Millais 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 8 November 2013 at 12:27.

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