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Surnames, their origin and their meaning

Many surnames are associated with the place/locality of where the family lived and in those cases the location is noted as the meaning.
Many surnames are associated with the occupation of the person given the name.

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Surname Origin Meaning
Badgely Locality Locality a town in Scotland
Barnet Locality Locality A town in Hertfordshire, England
Barnum Locality Locality Bearnham, the town in the wood or hill
Barringer Locality Locality Beringer, a town in France
Barwick Locality Locality aber, the mouth, and wick, a town or harbor
Basford Locality Locality The shallow ford or way
Beach Locality Locality The shore of the sea, lake, or river
Beckley Locality Locality beck, a brook, and ley, field or meadow
Bedale Locality Locality a town in England
Beers Locality Locality bere, grain, barley; a fruitful place
Bellinger Locality Locality Bellinger, a town in South Jutland
Bent Locality Locality A plain, a moor, covered with the bent-grass
Bethune Locality Locality capital of a county in Artois, Netherlands
Biggore Locality Locality An ancient province of France
Birch Locality Locality birch-tree
Birney Locality Locality Burn-nigh, a village near the Burn or river
Birnie Locality Locality Burn-nigh, a village near the Burn or river
Blackburn Locality Locality The black brook or stream
Blackwood Locality Locality the lands of Baron Dufferin and Claneboye, in Scotland, called Blackwood
Blasedale Locality Locality A place in Lancashire, England
Bloss Locality Locality Blois, the chief town of a territory in Orleans, France
Bolingbroke Locality Locality The brook or bridge near the round hill.
Bonar Locality Locality a chain of hills
Bordoel Locality Locality A town in lower Saxony
Boswell Locality Locality Bosch, a wood, and ville, a village
Bottesford Locality Locality A town in England
Boughton Locality Locality the bowing or bending hill
Boynton Locality Locality Buvington, in the Wolds, in the East Riding of Yorkshire
Bradburn Locality Locality The wide or broad brook
Bradford Locality Locality broad ford
Brande Locality Locality town in Denmark
Brandon Locality Locality burnt town
Breck Locality Locality broken
Breckenridge Locality Locality broken, out of repair; and ridge
Briare Locality Locality a town in the province of Orleans, France
Bridge Locality Locality raised over rivers
Bridges Locality Locality raised over rivers
Brienne Locality Locality meeting-place of the Brians or nobles
Brighton Locality Locality bright town
Brodie Locality Locality a little ridge; a brow
Brodt Locality Locality a town in Sclavonia
Bromfeld Locality Locality The field abounding in broom
Bromley Locality Locality brome or broom, and ley, a field or common
Brooks Locality Locality small river
Brougham Locality Locality Burgham. The village on a hill; a borough town
Broughton Locality Locality A town on the hill
Brunner Locality Locality a town of that name in Switzerland
Brux Locality Locality A town in England
Buchan Locality Locality A district of Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Buchanan Locality Locality A parish in the shire of Sterling, Scotland
Buckbee Locality Locality boc, a beech-tree, and by, a village
Buckley Locality Locality Bullock-ley, the bullock-field or pasture
Buddington Locality Locality The flourishing town
Bulkeley Locality Locality Bullock-ley, the bullock-field or pasture
Bunnell Locality Locality Bonhill, a parish in the county of Dumbarton, Scotland
Burd Locality Locality A river in France
Burgos Locality Locality A city of Spain, in Old Castile
Burgoyne Locality Locality Bourgogne, now Burgundy, an old province of France
Burnside Locality Locality Beside the brook or burn
Burton Locality Locality the Bur-town, from the abundance of burs
Bushwell Locality Locality Bushwild. From bush and well, wild, wold, a wood, a lawn, or plain
Butman Locality Locality the man who lives at the butt or boundary

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