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abshire

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Of uncertain origin: most probably a variant of English Upshire (see Upshur).
  2. Of uncertain origin: alternatively, perhaps an Americanized form of German Habicher ‘hawker’, i.e. someone who trained hawks for hunting (see Habig). See also Apgar.
  3. Of uncertain origin: This is a well-established American family name. Lewis Abshire bought land in VA in 1637, but it is not known where he came from. In a taxation list for Franklin County, VA, for 1786, there are mentioned William, Abraham, Christian, Jacob, and Lodowick Abshire.
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