Last name: BLEWETT

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BLEWETT : This last name is indexed 20,556 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BLEWETT : English and Irish (of Norman origin): nickname from Anglo-Norman French bluet bloet a diminutive of bleu (Old French blo) which when applied to people of aristocratic or knightly status probably meant ‘fair (-haired)’. The word is recorded in Anglo-Norman French and Middle English as a noun denoting ‘blue cloth’ so it might in some instances also have been used a nickname for someone who manufactured the cloth or who sold or wore garments made of it. Compare Blew Blewitt and Bluett.

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