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Origins Available: English, Scottish


The distinguished surname Mitchon 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."

Mitchon Early Origins



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


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Mitchon Spelling Variations



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

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Mitchon Early History


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Mitchon Early History



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

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Mitchon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mitchon Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Mitchon In Ireland


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Mitchon In Ireland



Some of the Mitchon 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 or some of its variants were: Maudlin Mitchell, who sailed to Virginia in 1620; Mathew Mitchell, who arrived in Connecticut in 1630; Edward Mitchell, who settled in Virginia in 1635.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    11. ...

    The Mitchon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mitchon 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 23 September 2010 at 15:39.

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