Minott History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Minott family
The surname Minott 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 Minott family
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Minott 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 Minott family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Minott family to Ireland
Some of the Minott family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Minott family
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 Minott (post 1700) +
- Patricia N. Minott, American politician, Workers World Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984 
- George H. Minott, American Republican politician, Mayor of South Portland, Maine, 1926-28; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1940 
- Lincoln Barrington "Sugar" Minott (1956-2010), Jamaican reggae singer, producer and sound-system operator
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