MIXER Family History
Recorded as Mex, Mix, Mixe, Mixer, Mixon, Mixon, Mixsar, Mixter, Mixture, and possibly others, this is apparently an English surname. There are two possible origins. The first is from the pre 10th century French and ultimately Latin word 'miscere' meaning to mix. It was originally occupational for a builder at a time in the medieval period when houses were built largely of wattle and daub, and 'mixing' the correct ingredients of horsehair, clay and even blood was a skilled occupation. The second possible origin is as one of the many short or nickname forms of the biblical name Michell or Michael, as Mick, Mich, Mex or Mix.