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The Milnel surname is derived from the Old English word "mylen," which means "mill." As such, it was likely originally an occupational name for a miller, or perhaps for someone who lived near a mill.

Milnel Early Origins



The surname Milnel was first found in Roxburghshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Milnel Spelling Variations


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Milnel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Milne, Milnes, Miln, Mylne and others.

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Milnel Early History


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Milnel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Milnel research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1558, 1585, 1657, 1611, 1667, 1633, 1710 and 1668 are included under the topic Early Milnel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Milnel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Milnel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Walter Milne (died April 1558), the last Protestant martyr to be burned at the stake for heresy in Scotland; John Mylne of Perth ( c. 1585-1657), Scottish master mason, Master Mason to the Crown of Scotland; and his son John Mylne...

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Milnel 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 or some of its variants were: Peter Milne settled in Jamaica in 1774; William Milne settled in Philadelphia in 1774; Sarah and Joseph Milne settled in New York in 1823 with their two children..

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Tam arte quam marte
Motto Translation: As much by art as strength.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
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    The Milnel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Milnel 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 17 September 2013 at 13:17.

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