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Mineau Early Origins



The surname Mineau was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this eminent family held a family seat from very early times.

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Mineau Spelling Variations


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Mineau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mignot, Minot, Mygnot, Mignau, Mignaux, Migneaux, Migneau, Mignolt, Migno, Mygnau, Mygnaux, Mygneaux, Mygneau, Mygnolt, Mygno, Minau, Minaux, Mineaux, Mineau, Minolt, Mino, Mignaud, Mignault, Mygnaud, Mygnault, Minos, Myno and many more.

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Mineau Early History


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Mineau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mineau research. Another 471 words (34 lines of text) covering the years 1559, 1586, 1600, 1642, 1700, and 1800 are included under the topic Early Mineau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mineau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mineau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family in this period was Claudine Françoise "Marie" Mignot (1624-1711), French adventuress, born near Grenoble, at Meylan who at the age of 16 married the Treasurer of the province of Daupine, and when he died, she was left his fortune. His will was disputed by the family and...

Another 69 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mineau 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:

Mineau Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • James H. Mineau, aged 36, who settled in America from S. Austell, England, in 1914
  • Caroline Mineau, aged 52, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1915

Mineau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Simon Mineau, aged 35, arrived in Quebec in 1656

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mineau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mineau (post 1700)



  • Charlotte Mineau (1886-1979), American silent film actress who appeared in 65 films with people like Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy and the Marx Brothers in Monkey Business (1931)

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Mineau Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Mineau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mineau 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 18 September 2013 at 12:28.

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