Early Origins of the Minnitt family
The surname Minnitt 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.
Early History of the Minnitt family
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Minnitt 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 Minnitt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Minnitt family to Ireland
Some of the Minnitt family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Minnitt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicholas Mignot, who arrived at the port of Philadelphia in 1816; Charles Mignot, who arrived in New York City in 1832; Henry Mignot, who was naturalized in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1830.
Contemporary Notables of the name Minnitt (post 1700)
- Frank John Minnitt (1894-1958), British illustrator and cartoonist, best known for his depictions of Billy Bunter in the comic Knockout between 1939 and 1958