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Minot Early Origins



The surname Minot 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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Minot Spelling Variations


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Minot 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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Minot Early History


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Minot Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Minot research. Another 471 words (34 lines of text) covering the years 1559, 1586, 1600, 1642, 1700, and 1800 are included under the topic Early Minot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Minot Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Minot 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 Minot 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:

Minot Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • George Minot settled in Boston in 1620
  • James Minot, who landed in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1628
  • Martha Minot settled in Nantucket, Massachusetts in 1630
  • George Minot, who landed in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1630
  • Stephen Minot, who landed in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1631
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Minot Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Minot settled in Boston in 1769
  • Jonas C Minot, who arrived in Ohio in 1798

Minot Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Minot, aged 35, settled in Bristol, Rhode Island with her three children in 1822
  • John Minot settled in Philadelphia in 1878

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Contemporary Notables of the name Minot (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Minot (post 1700)



  • William Amory Gardner Minot (1916-1963), American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1956, 1960; Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1959
  • Stephen Minot, American politician, Representative from Connecticut 6th District, 1966
  • Josiah Minot, American Democrat politician, U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1847-50; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1860
  • James Minot, American politician, Member of New Hampshire State Senate 11th District, 1827-28
  • Edgar H. Minot, American Republican politician, Mayor of Saco, Maine, 1918-20
  • George Richards Minot (1885-1950), American physiologist who received the Nobel prize in Medicine in 1934
  • Jean-Louis Toussaint Minot, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Stephen Minot, Educator, Trinity College, Connecticut

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Minot Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Minot 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 November 2015 at 11:21.

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