Last name: BLADES

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BLADES : This last name is indexed 27,384 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BLADES : English:: 1: topographic name alluding to a feature recorded in the parish of Reeth in Swaledale (North Yorkshire) the name of which is derived from Middle English blade Old English blæd ‘blade leaf’ in some transferred sense. The reference might be to blade-shaped pieces of ground ledges or terraces. Alternatively it may denote an area of ‘grassland’.2: variant of Blade with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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