Last name: SEARS

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SEARS : This last name is indexed 123,824 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SEARS : 1: Irish (Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Saoghair ‘son of Saoghar’ a borrowing in Anglo-Norman Ireland of the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English personal name Saher Seier (Old French Seheri) from ancient Germanic Sigeheri Sighari composed of the elements sig‘victory’ + hari heri ‘army’. See Sayer 5.2: English: variant of Sayers.3: Americanized form of French (or French Canadian) Cyr and French Saint-Cyr (see St. Cyr) with the addition of excrescent -s a common feature of Americanized surnames.

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