Wright – Coat of Arms, surname meaning.

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The name Wright is occupational from the Old English word “wryhta”, meaning “carpenter, joiner, one who wrought”. Early records show a Petere le Writh in Sussex in 1214 and a Robert le Wrichte was recorded in Essex in 1255. The ancient family motto was “Meritez” (French, meaning “Deservedly”). Source: The Heritage Collection. No genealogical connection is implied.

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