analysis of surnames

analysis of surnames

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  • Brobak — This surname is something of a puzzle. It is European in origin, but its spelling would suggest a Polish origin, but this is not so, the name being rarely recorded in Poland. In our opinion based upon many years of research, the name is of Old… …   Surnames reference

  • Brobeck — This surname is something of a puzzle. It is European in origin, but its spelling would suggest a Polish origin, but this is not so, the name being rarely recorded in Poland. In our opinion based upon many years of research, the name is of Old… …   Surnames reference

  • Proback — This surname is something of a puzzle. It is European in origin, but its spelling would suggest a Polish origin, but this is not so, the name being rarely recorded in Poland. In our opinion based upon many years of research, the name is of Old… …   Surnames reference

  • Wilshin — This rare and unusual surname has two possible origins. The first is locational from a place called Wilsham in Devon , or perhaps some lost village of the same name. Alternatively it, and more probably it may derive from a diminutive of the… …   Surnames reference

  • Geldart — This surname, long associated with Yorkshire, is of early medieval English origin, and is an occupational name for a tender of oxen and gelded horses. The derivation is from the Middle English gelde (ultimately from the Old Norse gelda , barren,… …   Surnames reference

  • Renner — This unusual surname has three distinct possible sources, each with its own history and derivation. Firstly, Renner may be of Anglo Saxon origin, and an occupational name for a messenger or courier, normally a mounted and armed military servant.… …   Surnames reference

  • Craister — In spite of its slightly occupational appearance, this surname is locational. It derives from the old fishing village of Craister in Northumberland, and is recorded in a number of spellings of which the two most popular are Craister and the… …   Surnames reference

  • Craster — In spite of its slightly occupational appearance, this surname is locational. It derives from the old fishing village of Craister in Northumberland, and is recorded in a number of spellings of which the two most popular are Craister and the… …   Surnames reference

  • Croster — In spite of its slightly occupational appearance, this surname is locational. It derives from the old fishing village of Craister in Northumberland, and is recorded in a number of spellings of which the two most popular are Craister and the… …   Surnames reference

  • Shulver — This very interesting surname, of East Anglian origins, is almost certainly Flemish in the final analysis. It is believed to derive from Scholverd or Scholaert, from Alsace Lorraine, now found in France. The name describes the son of either a… …   Surnames reference

  • Spaice — There are several possible origins for this name, however our research indiccates that it is locational and derives from the Olde French Espiere and meaning A look out place . The word was introduced by the Normans after 1066 and is found in… …   Surnames reference

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