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The ancient [[Anglo-Saxon]] culture of England produced the name of '''Wyse'''. It was given to a wise or learned person. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old English word wis, meaning wise or knowledgable.
 
The ancient [[Anglo-Saxon]] culture of England produced the name of '''Wyse'''. It was given to a wise or learned person. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old English word wis, meaning wise or knowledgable.
  
First found in [[Devonshire]] where they were seated anciently as Lords of the manor of Greston, at the time of the [[Norman Conquest|Conquest]] in 1066.
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First found in [[Devonshire]] where they were seated anciently as Lords of the manor of Greston, at the time of the [[Norman Conquest|Conquest]] in 1066.<ref>http://www.houseofnames.com/xq/asp.fc/Origin.EN/qx/Wyse-family-crest.htm</ref>
  
 
== Motto Translated ==
 
== Motto Translated ==
 
Dare to be wise.
 
Dare to be wise.
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== References ==
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Latest revision as of 03:44, 8 February 2008

English Origin

The ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of England produced the name of Wyse. It was given to a wise or learned person. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old English word wis, meaning wise or knowledgable.

First found in Devonshire where they were seated anciently as Lords of the manor of Greston, at the time of the Conquest in 1066.[1]

Motto Translated

Dare to be wise.

References

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