Last name: BLISS

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BLISS : This last name is indexed 136,382 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BLISS : 1: English: nickname for a cheerful person from Middle English blisse ‘joy’. Compare Blissett.2: English (of Norman origin): habitational name from the village of Blay in Calvados France recorded in 1077 in the form Bleis. The village of Stoke Bliss in Worcestershire takes the second part of its name from a Norman family de Blez recorded several times in the county from the 13th century.3: German: nickname for a cheerful person from Middle High German blīde ‘happy friendly’. It is also found in France.

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