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Visard Early Origins



The surname Visard was first found in Stirlingshire, where they held a family seat and recorded as early as the year 1200 when William Wischard witnessed a charter of a mill to the Abbey of Cambuskenneth. John Wishard later called Visart was in Tulloch in 1254.

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Visard Spelling Variations


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Visard Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Visart, Vizard, Vishart, Vischart, Vychart, Vizart and many more.

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Visard Early History


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Visard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Visard research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1545 and 1600 are included under the topic Early Visard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Visard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Visard Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Visard Notables 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 were:

Visard Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Henry Visard and his wife Madelaine and three children who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1787

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Visard Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    3. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    4. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    9. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    10. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
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    The Visard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Visard 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 24 January 2013 at 16:24.

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