Mix History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The surname Mix is likely patronymic in origin, derived from the personal name of the father of the original bearer. In this case, Mix comes from a short form of Mikusch, which in turn comes from the Slavic personal name Mikolaj. The surname Mix's association with western Germany and the lands that were once Silesia and Lusatia, now part of Poland, explains it Slavic origin.

Early Origins of the Mix family

The surname Mix was first found in Silesia, Lusatia, and Saxony, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Early mentions of the name Mix in records include Mikusch in Breslau in 1346, Mikusch Schoppe in Niess in 1414, and Niclas Mickisch in Görlitz in 1490.

Important Dates for the Mix family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mix research. Another 62 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1662, 1656, 1660, 1721, 1690, 1761, 1707, 1717 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Mix History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mix Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Micksch, Micka, Micke, Mick, Mix, Mickusch, Mickan, Mickat, Mika, Mikulas, Mukula, Mikes, Mikulasek, Micka, Miska, Misek and many more.

Early Notables of the Mix family (pre 1700)

Notables of the period with the surname Mix were Mihály Mikes (d. 1662), Chancellor of Transylvania (1656-1660); Count Mihály Mikes de Zabola (died 1721), a Hungarian landowner and aristocrat in Transylvania...
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mix Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mix migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mix Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Stephen Mix, who landed in New England in 1690 [1]
Mix Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Alwina Mix, aged 19, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1876 [1]
  • Gottlieb Mix, aged 18, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1876 [1]
  • Johann Mix, aged 21, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1876 [1]
  • Friedrich Mix, aged 64, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893 [1]

Mix migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mix Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Joseph Mix U.E. who arrived at Port Roseway, [Shelbourne], Nova Scotia on October 26, 1783 was passenger number 242 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on September 28, 1783 at Staten Island, New York, USA [2]
  • Mrs. Etté Mix U.E. who arrived at Port Roseway, [Shelbourne], Nova Scotia on October 26, 1783 was passenger number 308 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on September 28, 1783 at Staten Island, New York, USA [2]
  • Master. Barney Mix S. U.E. (b. 1771), aged 12 who arrived at Port Roseway, [Shelbourne], Nova Scotia on October 26, 1783 was passenger number 340 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on September 28, 1783 at Staten Island, New York, USA [2]
Mix Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Edward Mix, who landed in Canada in 1832

Contemporary Notables of the name Mix (post 1700)

  • Tom Edwin Mix (1880-1940), American film actor and the star of over 330 early Western movies. He was Hollywood’s first Western superstar
  • John Mix, Polish-American author mentioned in 1940
  • B J Mix, Polish-American politician in 1939
  • Art Mix, American screen actor in the 1930s
  • Erich Mix, German fighter pilot and flying ace in the Luftwaffe, during World War II, credited with 8 aerial victories
  • Rosemary Mix Wixom (b. 1948), General President of the Primary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (2010)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
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