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The surname Therry is a ancient name whose history on English soil dates back to the wave of emigration that followed the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. The name comes from the Norman given name Theodoric. In Ireland, the names was rendered "Tuiridh." There are also thought to be instances of this name in Ireland that derive from Mac Toirdealbhaigh.

Therry Early Origins



The surname Therry was first found in the county and city of Cork (Irish: Corcaigh) the ancient Kingdom of Deis Muin (Desmond), located on the southwest coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where records show them since the 13th century.

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Therry Spelling Variations


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Therry Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Terry, Terrie, Therry, Tyrry, Tirry, MacTerye, O'Terry and many more.

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Therry Early History


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Therry Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Therry research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1172, 1500, 1646, 1641, 1660, 1725, 1622 and 1640 are included under the topic Early Therry History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Therry Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Therry Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Therry Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Therry In Ireland


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Therry In Ireland



Some of the Therry family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Terry, who settled in Newfoundland in 1706; Thomas Terry, who settled in Harbour Grace Newfoundland in 1760; Bridget Therry, who came to Toronto in 1885.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Therry (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Therry (post 1700)



  • Sir Roger Therry (1800-1874), Australian Attorney-General and judge in Queesland, Australia
  • Rev. John Joseph Therry (1790-1864), one of the first priests in Queensland, Australia

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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Ex cruce leo
Motto Translation: From the cross a lion.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    5. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    6. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The Therry Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Therry 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.

    This page was last modified on 22 October 2013 at 16:34.

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