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The original Gaelic form of Million was O Mainnin.

Million Early Origins



The surname Million was first found in County Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island.

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Million Spelling Variations


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Million Spelling Variations



Names during the Middle Ages were often recorded under several different spelling variations during the life of their bearers. Literacy was rare at that time and so how a person's name was recorded was decided by the individual scribe. Variations of the name Million include Mannion, O'Mannin, O'Mannion, Mannyan, Mennon and many more.

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Million Early History


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Million Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Million research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the year 1172 is included under the topic Early Million History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Million Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Million Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Million Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



The English-ruled Ireland of the late 18th and 19th centuries featured a rapidly increasing population and an agricultural-based economy. This combination proved to be disastrous in the 1840s after a couple of failed potato harvests. Thousands died of disease and starvation, and thousands more left the country, often bound for North Ameri ca. Those that survived the journey to North America were put to work building the bridges, canals, roadways, and railways needed for the development of an industrial society. Those Irish, although often despised by those already established in North American cities and towns, played an instrumental role in making Canada and the United States the powerful and wealthy nations that they are today. An examination of early immigration and passenger lists has shown many immigrants bearing the name Million: Mary Mannon, who settled in New England in 1721; as well as Edward, James, John and Patrick Manion, who all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Million (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Million (post 1700)



  • Tiffany Million (b. 1966), born Sandra Lee Schwab, American former professional wrestler
  • Joseph R. Million, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1944
  • H. L. Million, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1948
  • Mrs. Guy Million, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1924
  • Elmer Zen Million, American politician, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma, 2002

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Million Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    3. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    4. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    5. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    6. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
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    The Million Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Million 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 12 January 2016 at 13:51.

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