Wyre History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The surname Wyre is an Anglicization of Mac an Mhaoir.

Early Origins of the Wyre family

The surname Wyre was first found in County Westmeath (Irish: An Iarmhí) in the Irish Midlands, province of Leinster.

Important Dates for the Wyre family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wyre research. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1656, 1659, 1530, 1556 and 1552 are included under the topic Early Wyre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wyre Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wyer, Weir, Weyre, Wyre, Wyers and others.

Early Notables of the Wyre family (pre 1700)

Prominent amongst the family at this time was Robert Wyer ( fl. 1530-1556), an English printer who belonged to a family some members of which were settled at Wendover in Buckinghamshire...
Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wyre Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wyre migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wyre Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. James Wyre U.E. who settled in Charlotte County, New Brunswick c. 1784 he is listed with the Loyalists and Disbanded Soldiers whose names appear as Passamaquoddy New Brunswick Loyalists [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Wyre (post 1700)

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Citations

  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
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