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 What is the origin of the surname Richards?

Answer The surname Richards means "powerful ruler or leader" and is derived from the British Isles. Many kings have used this infamous surname that has hundreds of spellings to include German and French A... Read More »
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What is the origin of the name Richards in Wales?

Richards is a surname of Germanic origins. Richard means "strong, powerful", while the "s" at the end makes it "son of Richard." It is a common name in Wales, and is also found in the specifically... 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"Santiago"as a surname?

Ancestry.com states that the surname Santiago originated in Portugal and the historic Galician area of Spain. It is derived from places with churches named after St. James, or "Sant Iago."Source:An... Read More »
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What is the origin of the surname Cowan?

According to both HouseofNames.com and SearchforAncestors.com, Cowan is a Gaelic name, meaning that it originated from Scotland. Specifically, the Cowan family name originated from Ayshire, near th... Read More »
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