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Spelling variations of this family name include: Miresike, Mirehouse, Mirus, Mirehous and others.
First found in Cumberland where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 11th century when they held lands during the time of Edward the Confessor be for 1060.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mirehous research. Another 265 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Mirehous History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Mirehous Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Mirehouse, who arrived in America in 1744.
The Mirehous Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mirehous 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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