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Mammatt Name Meaning

perhaps from Middle English maumet mamet ‘idol doll puppet’ also ‘pixie’ (Old French mahomet).perhaps from an unrecorded Old French personal name *Mamot or *Mamet pet forms of Old French Mame the name of a French saint. The possibility is strengthened by the existence of the double diminutive pet forms Maminot and Maminet as the surname of a Norman family with lands in Kent and Lincs: Gilbert Maminot 1086 in Domesday Book (Kent); Emma Maminet 1130 in Pipe Rolls (Kent); Wauchelin Maminot 1157 in Templars Records (Lincs). However although Maminot may have alternated with *Mamot the Maminot family appears to have died out in the male line in about 1190. variant of Memmott . The post-medieval bearers under (1) may alternatively belong here. Compare Mary Mamotte 1727 Ann Memmott 1782 Hannah Mommott 1791 in IGI (Sheffield WR Yorks); Elizabeth Mommot 1775 William Memmott 1814 in IGI (Aston WR Yorks).

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016

Similar surnames: Mammano, Hammett, Memmott, Manatt, Hammitt, Marlatt, Mallatt, Kamrath

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You can see how Mammatt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mammatt family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 10 Mammatt families living in Yorkshire. This was about 26% of all the recorded Mammatt's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Mammatt families in 1891.
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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Mammatt. 82% of Mammatt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
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