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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, who 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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    11. ...

    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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