Name: Tyrwhitt

Origin and Meaning of the Name Tyrwhitt

  • Meaning:
    Dry wood meadow
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  • Pronunciation:
    (TIHR whet)
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    Itself (Tyrwhitt)
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Miscellaneous Info for Tyrwhitt

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From Old Norse "tyri" meaning "dry wood with resin" coupled with "wvit" meaning "meadow" or a "piece of land". This started out as an English habituation surname given to those who lived in or around the town of Trewhitt in Northumberland.

    Mostly found as a surname, its anglicized forms Truett and Truitt are sometimes used as personal names.
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