Flyar History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Flyar family
The surname Flyar was first found in Devon where they held a family seat "at Floyer-Hayes, in the parish of St. Thomas in that county, soon after the Norman Conquest."  The estate remained in the family until the latter part of the 17th century.
Important Dates for the Flyar family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Flyar research. Another 201 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1080, 1091, 1399, 1567, 1685, 1701, 1815, 1455, 1487, 1649 and 1734 are included under the topic Early Flyar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Flyar Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Flyar have been found, including Floyer, Floyar, Fleyer, Fleyar, Floier, Flyer and many more.
Early Notables of the Flyar family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Flyar family
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Flyar, or a variant listed above: J. Flayer, aged 42, who arrived in America in 1924.
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