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Miniter Early Origins



The surname Miniter was first found in Dorset where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Miniter Spelling Variations


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Miniter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Minster, Minsterchamber and others.

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Miniter Early History


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Miniter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Miniter research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1189, 1455, 1487, 1575, and 1610 are included under the topic Early Miniter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Miniter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Miniter Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Miniter 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: William Minterne who settled in Virginia in 1634; John Minster, who arrived in Maryland in 1666; James Minster, who arrived in Virginia in 1673; and Robert Minster, who came to Baltimore in 1831..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Miniter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Miniter (post 1700)



  • Richard Miniter (b. 1967), American investigative journalist and author for The New York Times, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic Monthly, Newsweek, The New Republic, National Review and more
  • Frank Miniter (b. 1972), American executive editor of the American Hunter magazine and author of The Ultimate Manís Survival Guide (2009), a New York Times bestseller

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Miniter Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    9. 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.
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Miniter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Miniter 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 4 July 2015 at 11:55.

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