Last name: BACON

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BACON : This last name is indexed 485,867 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BACON : 1: English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Norman French personal name Bacun derived from the ancient Germanic name Bac(c)o Bahho based on the element bag ‘(to) fight (to) dispute’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus of which the oblique case was Bacon.2: English and French: from Middle English Old French bacun bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of ancient Germanic origin akin to Back 3) probably a metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork.

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