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Origins Available: English, Scottish


The distinguished surname Mishell is one of the many names that first came to England in the wake of the Norman Conquest of 1066. The name is derived from the given name "Michel," meaning "who is like God."

Mishell Early Origins



The surname Mishell was first found in Surrey, where the family held a family seat from very early times. The Mishell ancestors were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Mishell Spelling Variations


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Mishell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mitchell, Michel, Michell, Mitchill, Mychell, Mitcham and many more.

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Mishell Early History


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Mishell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mishell research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1068, 1438, 1745, and 1816 are included under the topic Early Mishell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mishell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mishell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mishell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mishell In Ireland


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Mishell In Ireland



Some of the Mishell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Mishell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Adam Mishell, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764

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Mishell Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Mishell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mishell 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 22 September 2010 at 14:01.

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