Wyrick History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Wyrick is of German origin, and is derived from a nickname meaning "priest spreading incense." Etymologists believe that the name Wyrick may also be derived from the personal names Wirich, Wigerich, and Wigirich, indicating descent.

Early Origins of the Wyrick family

The surname Wyrick 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 Wyrick.

Early History of the Wyrick family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wyrick research. Another 114 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1469, 1515, 1573, 1601, 1603, and 1858 are included under the topic Early Wyrick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wyrick Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wyrick, Wyrich, Weihrich, Wierich, Wierig, Wierick, Weyrich and many more.

Early Notables of the Wyrick family (pre 1700)

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wyrick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Wyrick migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wyrick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Gustav Wyrick, aged 21, who landed in America from Asperg, Germany, in 1910
  • Karl Wyrick, aged 17, who immigrated to America from Asperg, Germany, in 1910
  • George Wyrick, aged 20, who immigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Eugene Wyrick, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1923

Contemporary Notables of the name Wyrick (post 1700) +

  • Jimmy Wyrick (b. 1976), former American NFL football cornerback
  • Charles A. Wyrick, American politician, Member of the Oklahoma Senate from the 1st district
  • Steve Wyrick (b. 1970), American magician, best known for his headline show at the Las Vegas Hilton
  • Donald Norwood Wyrick (b. 1940), American politician
  • Phil Wyrick, American Republican politician, Member of Arkansas State Senate; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 2nd District, 1998 [1]
  • Perry T. Wyrick, American Republican politician, Candidate for Missouri State Senate 27th District, 1936 [1]
  • Natesha Wyrick, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004 [1]
  • Jim Wyrick, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 8th District, 1994 [1]
  • James Douglas Wyrick, American politician, Representative from Tennessee 2nd District, 1946 [1]
  • H. M. Wyrick, American Republican politician, Pastor; Speaker, Republican National Convention, 1948 [1]
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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