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Vair History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Vair family


The surname Vair was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dijonnais and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Vair family


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Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1702 is included under the topic Early Vair History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Vair Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Veirs, Vers, Veires, Fers, Fehrs, Feirs, Vehrs, Viers, Veirz, Feirz, Verz, Vair, Vairs, Veurs, Vayers, Vayres, Feuers, Veirz, Veurz and many more.

Early Notables of the Vair family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Vair family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vair Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Vair, who settled in Ontario in 1855
  • Thomas Vair, who arrived in Ontario in 1871
  • James Vair, who arrived in Ontario in 1871
  • George Vair, who settled in Ontario in 1871
  • Agnas Vair, who settled in Ontario in 1871

Vair Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Vair, aged 15, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Chatham" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHATHAM 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/chatham1852.shtml.
  • Helen Vair, aged 17, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Chatham" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHATHAM 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/chatham1852.shtml.

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Citations


  1. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHATHAM 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/chatham1852.shtml.

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