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Where did the English Magar family come from? What is the English Magar family crest and coat of arms? When did the Magar family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Magar family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Meager, Megre, Meagre, Meagerman, Meagreman, Meeger, Meegre, Meigre, Maygre, Magre, Maygray, Magray and many more.
First found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Magar research. Another 277 words(20 lines of text) covering the years 1250, 1273, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Magar History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Magar Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Magar Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Magar Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Magar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Magar 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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