The surname Mistry is a nickname
surname. A broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character. This nickname is derived from the Mistral, a dry north wind felt in the south of France at certain times of the year. The nickname was probably given to a person who was prone to wandering or traveling periodically.
Early Origins of the Mistry family
The surname Mistry was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this impressive family held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Mistry family
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Mistry Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Mistral, Mistrale, Mistralle, Mistralles, Mistrals, Mystral, Mystrale, Mystralle, Mystralles, De Mistral, De Mistrale, De Mistralle, De Mistralles, De Mistrals, Mestrall, De Mystral, De Mystrale, De Mystralle and many more.
Early Notables of the Mistry family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mistry family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alex Mestrall settled in San Francisco with his wife and child in 1862.