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Where did the Irish Tyrrell family come from? What is the Irish Tyrrell family crest and coat of arms? When did the Tyrrell family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Tyrrell family history?The surname Tyrrell is derived from the Old French word "tirel," derived from "tirer," "to pull." The word was often used to refer to an animal that pulled carts; thus it may be that it was used as a nickname for a stubborn person, before coming to be used as a hereditary surname.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Tyrell, Terrell, Terrill, Tyrill, Tirell, Tyrrell and many more.
First found in Westmeath, where a Tyrrell family obtained a grant of most of the barony of Fertullagh, as well as the lordship of Castleknock in County Dublin.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tyrrell research. Another 181 words(13 lines of text) covering the years 1597, 1676, 1688 and 1224 are included under the topic Early Tyrrell History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Tyrrell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Tyrrell Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
- William Tyrrell, who arrived in Virginia in 1667
Tyrrell Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
- Michael Tyrrell, who arrived in America in 1739
Tyrrell Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- Patrick Tyrrell, who arrived in New York in 1837
- Bridget Tyrrell, who was on record in Pittsburgh in 1854
- Susan Tyrrell (b. 1945), American actress
- Emmett Tyrrell (b. 1943), American conservative magazine editor, New York Times bestselling author, and columnist
- Professor Robert Yelverton Tyrrell (1844-1914), Irish classical scholar and poet
- George Tyrrell (1861-1909), Irish theologian
- Sir Murray Louis Tyrrell KCVO, CBE (1913-1994), Official Secretary to the Governor General of Australia from 1947 to 1973
- Joseph Burr Tyrrell (1858-1957), Canadian explorer and geologist, discoverer of the dinosaur Albertosaurus in Alberta in 1884, eponym of the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Drumheller, Alberta
- Robert Kenneth "Ken" Tyrrell (1924-2001), British Formula Two racing driver and the founder of the Tyrrell Formula One constructor
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- Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
- Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
- Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
- Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
- Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
The Tyrrell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tyrrell 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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