Recorded in a number of spellings as shown below, this is an English surname, but possibly of pre 10th century Old French origins. It derives from the words mande or maund, a word which seems to have been introduced into the British Isles after the Norman Conquest of 1066, and meaning a basket or cask. As such the surname is a metonymic for a maker of such baskets. This was a very important industry right through to the 20th century, and this importance may have been recognised in the fact that the medieval word "comaunder", meaning literally to command, may also be the source of some nameholders. The surname spelling forms include Mander, Maunder, and Maunders. A coat of arms was granted to a family of the name in Dublin in 1810, being an ermine field, a red saltire charged with five gold bezants. The motto is "Pro omnibus laus deo", or Praise God for all things. Examples of the name recordings include: Hannah Maunders, who married John Burton, at the Church of All Hallows, London Wall, on August 21st 1716; and William Maunders, who married Mary Anne Dinnes, at St. Neot, Cornwall, on June 3rd 1837, in the first year of the reign of Queen Victoria. Possibly the first recorded spelling of the family name in church registers is that of Alice Maunder. This was dated September 23rd 1582, when she was christened at St. Andrew's by the Wardrobe, in the city of London, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth 1st, Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was sometimes known as the Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • mander — [ mɑ̃de ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • Xe; lat. mandare 1 ♦ Vx Transmettre, faire parvenir à qqn (un ordre, une instruction). ⇒ communiquer, ordonner. Mandons et ordonnons que (telle chose soit faite) :formule des mandements faits au nom du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Mander — bzw. van Mander ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Jane Mander (1877–1949), neuseeländische Schriftstellerin Karel van Mander (1548–1606), genannt der holländische Vasari, niederländischer Maler und Kunsttheoretiker Karel van Mander II… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mander — Mander, acut. C est appeler et convoquer avec commandement, et se dit d un qui est superieur, à ses ou subjects et contraignables ou autrement inferieurs à luy. Ainsi lon dit, mander les nobles du pays, Nobiles conuocare ad statum diem certumque… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • mander — MANDER. v. act. Envoyer dire, faire sçavoir, ou par lettres, ou par Messager. Je luy ay mandé cette nouvelle. je luy ay mandé par un tel que .... ne voulez vous rien mander à Paris? le Roy a mandé à tous les Gouverneurs des Provinces. je luy ay… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Mander — Man der, v. t. & i. See {Maunder}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mander — Mander, Karel van, niederländ. Schriftsteller, geb. 1548 in Muelebeke (Flandern), gest. 11. Sept. 1606 in Amsterdam, war Maler und Schüler von Lukas de Heere, später der Italiener; er brachte auch vier Jahre (1573–77) in Italien zu. Gemälde von… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mander — Mander, Karel Van …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • mander — (man dé) v. a. 1°   Mander quelqu un, lui donner avis ou ordre de venir. •   Seigneur, César vous mande, et Maxime avec vous, CORN. Cinna, I, 4. •   Seigneur, Félix vous mande au temple, CORN. Poly. II, 5. •   Il manda donc par députés Ses… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Mander — Pour une définition du mot « mander », voir l’article mander du Wiktionnaire. 52°26′37″N 6°49′27″E …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mander — For the organ manufacturer, see Mander Organs. Mander …   Wikipedia

  • Mander — Para otros usos de este término, véase Karel van Mander …   Wikipedia Español

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