Origins Available: English
The Mingay surname is thought to come from Mengny, a Breton
name derived from the words "men" meaning "stone" and "ki" meaning "dog."
Early Origins of the Mingay family
The surname Mingay was first found in East Anglia, where they are said to descend from a Mingay who was related to William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy
. The first on record are Johannes Filius
Menghi c. 1154-5, listed in documents for Lincolnshire; Robertus Filius
Mingghi, listed in the Cartulary of St. Mary, Clerkenwell, Essex
in 1178-81; Richard Mingy listed in 1276 in the Feet of Fines of Essex; and Waryn Mingay, who was a juror at an inquest in London in 1327.
Early History of the Mingay family
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Mingay Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Mingay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mingay family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Mingay Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Jeffrey Mingay, who arrived in Hampton, NH in 1640 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name Mingay (post 1700)
- William James Mingay (b. 1784), English Naval officer, made an Admiral of the Royal Navy around 1852
- James Mingay (1752-1812), English lawyer
- Oswald Francis Mingay (1895-1973), Australian army officer, publisher, and radio engineer