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Yare Surname Origin
(Origin Saxon) 1) Ready, dexterous, eager. 2) Locality surname for someone who lived near the river Yare in the English county of Norfolk.
Surname Variations: Yair, Yar, Yare, Yarr, Yeare, Yares, Yhar
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Yare Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Yare Family History Thought:
'If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy of reading,
Or do things worthy of writing.' --Benjamin Franklin, May 1738