Cyr Surname History
Louis Cyr, a former Canadian body builder is a famous member of the Cyr family. Cyr family history has rich origins whose details have been accumulated over the years by Cyr family researchers. This Cyr origins and history page contains the contributed history of the Cyr family name made up of user-uploaded content from users like you. The Cyr family is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world for many generations, and as the name Cyr has migrated, it has evolved making it's origin tricky to piece together.
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Cyr Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Cyr is often very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Cyr may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Cyr Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Cyr come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based family names can be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Cyr originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Cyr Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Cyr last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Cyr were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Cyr. Last names like Cyr vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over the years.
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Cyr Family Tree
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- Marie Boucher Cyr 1827 - 1869
- Pierre Cyr M 1806 Paspébiac
- Louis Sire Cyr 1690 - 1757
- Marguerite Cyr 1698 - 1757
- Jean-Baptiste (Jehan) (Jehan) Cyr, I 1671 - 1720
- Anne-Marie Cyr 1771 - 1848
- Pierre Cyr 1783 - 1875
- Marie Cyr
- Marguerite Cormier Cyr 1718 - 1792
- Pierre Cyr 1744 - 1822
Famous People named Cyr
- Louis Cyr (born Cyprien-Noé Cyr, 1863-1912) was a famous Canadian strongman with a career spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His recorded feats, including lifting 500 pounds (227 kg) with three fingers and carrying 4,337 pounds (1967 kg) on his back show Cyr to be, according to former International Federation of Body Building & Fitness chairman Ben Weider, the strongest man ever to have lived.