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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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    3. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    8. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
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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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