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The Eure surname is thought to have derived from an Old Norse personal name Ivarr of uncertain origin. It became a given name in Ireland, Scotland and Wales before becoming a hereditary surname.

Eure Early Origins



The surname Eure was first found in Dumbartonshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Eure Spelling Variations


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Eure Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacIver, MacIvor, MacCure, MacEure, MacUre and many more.

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Eure Early History


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Eure Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eure research. Another 293 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1292, 1479, 1659, 1621, 1644, 1621, 1622, 1640 and 1644 are included under the topic Early Eure History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eure Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eure Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eure Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eure In Ireland


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Eure In Ireland



Some of the Eure family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Eure Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Peter Eure, who landed in Maryland in 1658
  • Mary Eure, who arrived in Maryland in 1678

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eure (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eure (post 1700)



  • Thaddeus Armie Eure (1899-1992), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Winton, North Carolina, 1923-28; Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1929; Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1932
  • N. L. Eure, American Democrat politician, Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives from Guilford County, 1915-16
  • Mills R. Eure, American politician, Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives from Gates County, 1893-94
  • Mills H. Eure, American politician, Member of North Carolina House of Commons from Gates County, 1850-55
  • Miles R. Eure, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Victoria, 1897
  • M. L. Eure, American politician, Member of North Carolina State Senate 3rd District, 1860-66

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Numquam obliviscar
Motto Translation: I will never forget.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    8. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    The Eure Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eure 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.

    This page was last modified on 16 November 2015 at 11:40.

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