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Munting Early Origins



The surname Munting was first found in Essex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. After the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William, Duke of Normandy, having prevailed over King Harold, granted most of Britain to his many victorious Barons. It was not uncommon to find a Baron, or a Bishop, with 60 or more Lordships scattered throughout the country. These he gave to his sons, nephews and other junior lines of his family and they became known as under-tenants. They adopted the Norman system of surnames which identified the under-tenant with his holdings so as to distinguish him from the senior stem of the family. After many rebellious wars between his Barons, Duke William, commissioned a census of all England to determine in 1086, settling once and for all, who held which land. He called the census the Domesday Book, [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
indicating that those holders registered would hold the land until the end of time. Hence, conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant of the lands of Dracon Mountigni of Calvados in Normandy who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086. Robert de Munteigni was recorded in Essex in 1177. Alexander Muntini was in Essex in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273.

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Munting Spelling Variations


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Munting Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mounteney, Mountenay, Montigni, Monteigni, Mountnay and many more.

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Munting Early History


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Munting Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Munting research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 120 and 1208 are included under the topic Early Munting History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Munting Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Munting Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Munting 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 were:

Munting Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jolts Munting, aged 21, arrived in New York, NY in 1846
  • Jobs Munting, aged 21, landed in New York, NY in 1846

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Contemporary Notables of the name Munting (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Munting (post 1700)



  • Paulus "Paul" Munting (1899-1975), Dutch boxer at the 1920 Summer Olympics

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Munting Family Crest Products


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Munting Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)

Other References

  1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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The Munting Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Munting 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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