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Subject: Re: Scottish Descent???
Author: Mar   (Authenticated as X-Mar)
Date: August 29, 2006 at 7:41 AM
Reply to: Scottish Descent??? by Sparklers


1 Scottish and English: variant spelling of Urey*.
2 Scottish: habitational name from Urie in Fetteresso parish, Kincardineshire.

*Urey
English and Scottish: from an Anglo-Norman French pronunciation of the Old and Middle English personal name Wolrich (see Wooldridge**).

** Wooldridge
English: from the Middle English personal name Wol(f)rich, Old English Wulfric, composed of the elements wulf ‘wolf’ + ric ‘power’.

(source: ancestry.com)


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