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Cyr Family History

Cyr Name Meaning
French: from the Latin personal name Quiricus or Cyricus, Greek Kyrikos or Kyriakos, ultimately from Greek kyrios ‘lord’, ‘master’. This name was borne by a 4th-century martyr, a small child martyred with his mother St. Julitta in 304 ad (see Quilici). In North America it is sometimes Americanized as Sears.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Cyr Families

  • Number of Cyr families
     212 - 421
     71 - 211
     1 - 70
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cyr Family Origin

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Cyr Immigration Information

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Cyr Family Occupations

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