Shire Family History
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Shire Name Meaning
English and Irish (County Limerick; of English origin): from Old English scir, Middle English s(c)hire ‘shire’, perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by the meeting place of a shire.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Shore, Spire, Shine, Wire, Score, Suire, Stipe, Boire, Saile, Shirer