Last name: BAYLISS

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BAYLISS : This last name is indexed 39,270 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BAYLISS : English: variant of Bailiff with excrescent -s an occupational name for an officer of a court of justice whose duties included serving writs distraining goods and (formerly) arresting people. In England it was formerly a status name for the chief officer of a hundred (administrative subdivision of a county). The derivation is from Middle English Old French bailis from Late Latin baiulivus (adjective) ‘pertaining to an attendant or porter’ (see Bailey).

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