Last name: BOSWELL

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BOSWELL : This last name is indexed 73,432 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BOSWELL : English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Beuzeville-la-Giffard in Seine-Maritime France named with the ancient Germanic personal name Boso + ville ‘settlement’. The final element has been altered as a result of association with the common placename ending -well ‘spring stream’. Some instances of Bovill may have the same origin.

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