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Origins Available: English, Scottish


The distinguished surname Mitchelmore 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."

Mitchelmore Early Origins



The surname Mitchelmore was first found in Surrey, where the family held a family seat from very early times. The Mitchelmore 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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Mitchelmore Spelling Variations


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Mitchelmore Spelling Variations



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

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Mitchelmore Early History


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Mitchelmore Early History



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

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Mitchelmore Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mitchelmore Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Mitchelmore In Ireland


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Mitchelmore In Ireland



Some of the Mitchelmore 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:

Mitchelmore Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Robert Mitchelmore arrived in New York from Dartmouth, England aboard the ship "Adriatic" in 1908
  • Rose Mitchelmore arrived in New York aboard the ship "Olympic" in 1914
  • Catherine M. Mitchelmore arrived in New York in 1920
  • Marian Elizabeth Mitchelmore arrived in New York in 1922

Mitchelmore Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Mitchelmore arrived in St. John's Newfoundland in 1828 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Henry Mitchelmore was listed as a fisherman of Green Island in 1871
  • Thomas Mitchelmore arrived in Green Island Cove, Newfoundland in the late 1800s [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Mitchelmore Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • J. Mitchelmore arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Cleveland" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CLEVELAND 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Cleveland.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mitchelmore (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mitchelmore (post 1700)



  • Jeffrey "Jeff" Mitchelmore, Canadian musician, member of Racoons, an indie rock band from Victoria, British Columbia
  • Lorraine Mitchelmore, Canadian President and Country Chair of Shell Canada
  • Christopher "Chris" Mitchelmore MHA (b. 1985), Canadian politician, Member of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly for The Straits-White Bay North (2011-)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CLEVELAND 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Cleveland.htm

Other References

  1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Mitchelmore Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mitchelmore 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.

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