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The roots of the Mixon family stretch back to the Strathclyde people of the Scottish/English Borderlands, who were the first to use their surname. It is derived from the personal name Nicholas, which was Nik, or Nikke in Old English.

Mixon Early Origins



The surname Mixon was first found in Cumberland where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Mixon Spelling Variations


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Mixon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Nixon, Nicksoun, Nickson, Nicheson, Nickson and others.

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Mixon Early History


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Mixon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mixon research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1588, 1662, 1646 and 1653 are included under the topic Early Mixon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mixon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mixon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Robert Nixon, English legendary prophet of Cheshire, however, many accounts about him appear to be in conflict with each other, it is generally...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mixon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mixon In Ireland


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Mixon In Ireland



Some of the Mixon family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 127 words (9 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:

Mixon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Mixon, who arrived in Virginia in 1650
  • Thomas Mixon, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1685
  • John Mixon, who landed in Virginia in 1695

Mixon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Robert Mixon, aged 48, who settled in America from Paisley, in 1901
  • Lidie Mixon, who landed in America, in 1906
  • J. H. Mixon, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Mary Mixon, aged 40, who emigrated to America, in 1914
  • Asberry E. Mixon, aged 54, who emigrated to the United States, in 1915
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mixon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mixon (post 1700)



  • Kenneth Jermaine "Kenny" Mixon (b. 1975), American NFL defensive end football player
  • Tim Mixon (b. 1984), American NFL football player
  • Lieutenant General Benjamin Randaulph "Randy" Mixon (b. 1953), American Commanding General of United States Army Pacific
  • Jamal Mixon (b. 1983), American actor and rapper, best known for his role as Ernie Klump, Jr. in the 1996 film The Nutty Professor
  • Danny Mixon (b. 1949), American jazz pianist
  • Jerod Mixon (b. 1981), American actor
  • Christian Mixon (b. 1969), American actor
  • Katy Mixon (b. 1981), American actress

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Suggested Readings for the name Mixon


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Suggested Readings for the name Mixon



  • The Mixon-Mixson Family by John Leslie Mixson.

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Mixon Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. 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.
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    11. ...

    The Mixon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mixon 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 1 January 2016 at 16:59.

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