Myres records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Myres family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Myres surname or get a copy of the Myres family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"MYRES. From the lands of Myres in the parish of Auchtermuchty, Fifeshire. The family so named held the office of hereditary macers and sergeants at arms of Falkland Palace (SN&Q., x.p. 25). 0 "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Myres Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Myres Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Myres family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 68 people with the Myres surname in the UK? Myres is now ranked number 3978 for popularity in the UK.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Myres surname in the USA? Myres is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Myres Databases

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