Mynott History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Mynott family

The surname Mynott was first found in Kent where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that county. The family is thought to come from Cotes du Nord in Normandy.

Early History of the Mynott family

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Mynott Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mignot, Minot, Miniot, Minnot, Minnitt, Minett, Minitt, Minet, Mignott, Mynett, Minette, Minnett, Minard, Minaud, Miniot, Miniott, Mynott, Mynot, Minott, Minot and many more.

Early Notables of the Mynott family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Mynott family to Ireland

Some of the Mynott family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Australia Mynott migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Mynott Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Edward Mynott, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Royal George" in 1848 [1]
  • Mr. Charles Mynott who was convicted in Chelmsford, Essex, England for life, transported aboard the "Clara" on 19th March 1857, arriving in Western Australia, Australia [2]

New Zealand Mynott migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Mynott Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Jabez Mynott, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lorraine" in 1879
  • Emily Mynott, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lorraine" in 1879
  • Ada Mynott, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lorraine" in 1879
  • Thomas G. Mynott, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lorraine" in 1879
  • Ebenezer Mynott, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lorraine" in 1879
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ROYAL GEORGE 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848RoyalGeorge.htm
  2. ^ Convict Records of Australia (Retrieved 11th February 2021, retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/clara)


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