The Mayre surname is an occupational
name, and was probably first borne by someone who was a town mayor.
Early Origins of the Mayre family
The surname Mayre was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where early records indicate that bearers of this name had long been established.
Early History of the Mayre family
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Mayre Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Maire, Maires, la Maire, Lamaire, Lamaires, de Maire, Mayre, Mayres, Demaire, Demaires, Le Maire, Lemaire, Lemaires, Le Mayre, Lemayre, Lemayres, de Mayre, Demayre, Demayres, Mairre, Mairres, Meire, Meirre and many more.
Early Notables of the Mayre family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean Le Maire, seigneur (Lord) of La Bondue, who was ennobled, and his son Jean, who was a government official in the "bailliages" d'Autun et de Montcenis, and later prosecuting attorney for duke Charles in the duchy of Burgundy. The descendants of Jean... Another 73 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mayre Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Mayre family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Mayre Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- John Georg, Mayre Jr., who landed in Georgia in 1734-1741 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)