Last name: CASE

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CASE : This last name is indexed 172,175 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CASE : 1: English: from Middle English cass case ‘box chest casket case’ (from Latin capsa) hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of boxes or chests.2: English: alternatively a variant of Cass or Cash.3: Americanized form of French Caisse.4: Americanized form of German Norwegian or Danish Kaas or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname (see also below).5: Americanized form of German Käse a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of cheese (see Kase 1) or of Kase 2 3.

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