Minnett History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Minnett family

The surname Minnett was first found in Kent where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that county. The family is thought to come from Cotes du Nord in Normandy.

Important Dates for the Minnett family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Minnett research. Another 156 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1191, 1201, 1510, 1600, 1043, 1401, 1534, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Minnett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Minnett Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mignot, Minot, Miniot, Minnot, Minnitt, Minett, Minitt, Minet, Mignott, Mynett, Minette, Minnett, Minard, Minaud, Miniot, Miniott, Mynott, Mynot, Minott, Minot and many more.

Early Notables of the Minnett family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Minnett family to Ireland

Some of the Minnett family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 93 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Minnett migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Minnett Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • John Minnett, who landed in Maryland in 1658-1663 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Minnett (post 1700)

    Historic Events for the Minnett family

    HMS Prince of Wales
    • Mr. M. Minnett, British Able Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking [2]

    Citations

    1. ^ 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)
    2. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html
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