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Where did the German Wyrick family come from? What is the German Wyrick family crest and coat of arms? When did the Wyrick family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Wyrick family history?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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Wyrick, Wyrich, Weihrich, Wierich, Wierig, Wierick, Weyrich and many more.
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.
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.
Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wyrick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Wyrick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
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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