occupational name, and was probably first borne by someone who was a town mayor.
Early Origins of the Meirre family
Early History of the Meirre family
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Meirre Spelling Variations
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 Meirre 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...
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Migration of the Meirre family to the New World and Oceana
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