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 What is the origin of the surname Johnson?

Answer According to the "Dictionary of American Family Names," the name Johnson is a patronymic from the personal name John (son of John) that originated in England and Scotland. It is a common patronymic... Read More »
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What is the origin of the surname Orr?

The surname Orr may come from one of two places. One is from the river and city Orr, which is in Scotland. The other source of the name Orr may be from the name "Or," which is a border or boundary.... Read More »
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What is the origin of the surname Phelps?

The surname Phelps originates from Wales, and comes from the pet names "Phelp" or "Philp" for "Philip." Philip comes from the Greek name "Philipos" which basically means "to love horse."References:... Read More »
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What is the origin of the surname Ervin?

As an Anglo-Saxon surname, Ervin derives from the Middle English “Eoforwine,” from “eofor” (wild boar) and “wine” (friend). As a Scottish surname, Ervin might be from the Celtic place n... Read More »
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What is the origin of the surname Coulby?

The surname "Coulby" is of English origin, and dates back over 1,000 years. According to the House of Names, the name "comes from having lived in Colby, a parish in the county of Norfolk."Source:Ho... Read More »
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