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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.

Wyrick Early Origins



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.

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Wyrick Spelling Variations


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Wyrick Spelling Variations



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

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Wyrick Early History


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Wyrick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wyrick research. Another 196 words (14 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.

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Wyrick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wyrick Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 emigrated to America from Asperg, Germany, in 1910
  • George Wyrick, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Eugene Wyrick, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wyrick (post 1700)


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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
  • Phil Wyrick, American Republican politician, Member of Arkansas State Senate; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 2nd District, 1998
  • Perry T. Wyrick, American Republican politician, Candidate for Missouri State Senate 27th District, 1936
  • Natesha Wyrick, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004
  • Jim Wyrick, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 8th District, 1994
  • James Douglas Wyrick, American politician, Representative from Tennessee 2nd District, 1946
  • H. M. Wyrick, American Republican politician, Pastor; Speaker, Republican National Convention, 1948
  • Charles Wyrick, American Democrat politician, Member of Oklahoma State Senate 1st District; Elected 2004
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Wyrick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wyrick 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.

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