The Myerscough surname is thought to derived from the place name Myerscough in Wyre on The Fylde, Lancashire.
of Amounderness. Now known as Myerscough and Bilsborrow, this amalgamated parish was established in 2003. Myerscough is where the family's first records were found, specifically: William de Mirscho in 1246; Walter de Myreskou in 1277; and WIlliam de Mireschow who was listed in the Assize Rolls there in 1285.
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The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Myerscough has been recorded under many different variations, including Myerscough, Myerscow, Myerscuff, Myersco, Mirescough, Meirscough and many more.