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Wyness Early Origins



The surname Wyness was first found in Moray, where they were anciently descended from a Chief named Berowald who obtained a charter from King Malcolm IV of Scotland of the lands of Ineess at Easter Urquhart in the province of Elgin.

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Wyness Spelling Variations


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Wyness Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wyness, Wynes, Wyndis, Wyndes, Wynhouse, Wines and many more.

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Wyness Early History


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Wyness Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wyness research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1226, 1296, 1502, 1562, and 1761 are included under the topic Early Wyness History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wyness Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wyness Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wyness 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 or some of its variants were: Faintnot Wynes who settled in Charlestown Massachusetts in 1634.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wyness (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wyness (post 1700)



  • Keith Wyness (b. 1958), Scottish businessman, Chief Executive Officer of the Scottish Premier League club Aberdeen
  • Dennis Wyness (b. 1977), Scottish footballer
  • James Wyness, Lord Provost of Aberdeen from 1992-1996

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    4. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    7. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    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 Wyness Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wyness 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 27 January 2014 at 08:13.

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