Spurrs
I was tracing my family history when I came to a dead end. The last name is Spurrs.The family were in England, but Im wondering where the last name comes from.( Might help me find out more about where they came from)Thanks for the help in advance. :)
MJ

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This appears to be a very rare English surname. According to this map -
http://www.ancestry.com/learn/facts/Fact.aspx?&fid=6&fn=&ln=Spurrs
There were only twelve families (households)of the name, all in Durham.
The name is assumed to be a version of Spurr, a metonymic for a manufacturer of spurs, a spurrier.
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