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Last Name Meanings - How to Find the Origin
Patronymics, last names derived from a father's name, were widely used in forming surnames, especially in the Scandinavian countries. Occasionally, the name ...
Meanings and Origins of Common Surnames of Ireland - Genealogy
O is a word all by itself, signifying "grandson" when attached to a grandfather's name or trade. The apostrophe that usually follows the O actually comes from a ...
JOHNSON - Name Meaning & Origin - Genealogy - About.com
Johnson is an English patronymic name meaning "son of John (gift of God)." The name John derives from the Latin Johannes, which is derived from the Hebrew ...
Eponym, Definition and Examples - Grammar and Composition
An eponym is a word derived from the proper name of a person or place: A sandwich, for example, is named after the Earl of Sandwich. More examples.
Toponyms - A Matching Quiz on Words Derived From Place Names ...
Let's raise a glass to toponyms. And make that a glass of champagne (from the name of a former province in northern France) or Chianti (from a mountain range  ...
iPod Product Name Meaning and History
IPod may be an invented word, but that doesn't mean that the name doesn't have a meaning. The name derives from two different sources: the "i" and the "pod.".
EVANS - Name Meaning & Origin - Genealogy - About.com
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Evans, plus find genealogy and ... The given name Evan derives from the Welsh name Ifan, a cognate of John, ...
ALLEN - Surname Meaning and Origin of Last Name Allen
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Allen, plus find genealogy ... The Allen and Allan surname derives from "aluinn," meaning fair or handsome.
Martin Name Meaning and Origin - Genealogy
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Martin, plus find genealogy and ... from the ancient Latin given name Martinus, derived from Mars, the Roman god ...
JENKINS - Name Meaning & Origin - Genealogy - About.com
Jenkins is a double diminuitive of John, literally meaning "little John." It derives from the medieval given name Jenkin, which itself is a diminuitive of the given ...
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