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The Monden surname is a habitational name, taken on from a place in Hertfordshire; so named from the Old English personal name Munda, along with "denu," meaning "valley."

Monden Early Origins



The surname Monden was first found in Essex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1119 when Ranulf de Mundona held estates in that shire.

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Monden Spelling Variations


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Monden Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Munden, Mundin, Mundon, Mondon, Monden, Mondin and others.

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Monden Early History


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Monden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Monden research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1447, 1455, 1487, 1602, 1672, 1640, 1680, 1680, 1725, 1708, 1710, 1714, 1725, 1715 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Monden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Monden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Monden Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Monden Notables 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: Patrick Munden, who settled in Massachusetts sometime between 1695 and 1719; Louis Mondon, who settled in Louisiana in 1720; Laurent Mondain, who arrived in New Orleans in 1725.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Monden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Monden 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 18 November 2013 at 08:50.

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