Wyrich History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The surname Wyrich is of German origin, and is derived from a nickname meaning "priest spreading incense." Etymologists believe that the name Wyrich may also be derived from the personal names Wirich, Wigerich, and Wigirich, indicating descent.
Early Origins of the Wyrich family
The surname Wyrich was first found in Saarburg, where Wiricus Vogelhunt was mentioned in records dating from 1229. His name was likely passed down through his descendants as the surname Wyrich.
Early History of the Wyrich family
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Wyrich Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Wyrick, Wyrich, Weihrich, Wierich, Wierig, Wierick, Weyrich and many more.
Early Notables of the Wyrich family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wyrich family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christian Weirich, who came from Saarland to Philadelphia with his wife and children in 1757.
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