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Question #29114 posted on 09/29/2006 3:01 a.m.

Dear 100 Hour Board,

I read somewhere that there were 32 alternate spellings for the surname "McIntyre". I can only think of 8 or so. What are all the alternate spellings?

- Unabridged

A: Dear Unabridged,

About.com lists 20 alternative spellings for McIntyre: MacIntyre, McEntyre, MacIntire, McIntire, McEntire, MacAtee, Matear, Mateer, Matier, Matire, McAtear, McAteer, McAtier, McAtee, McTear, McTeer, McTier, Meteer, Metteer, Tyre.