Last name: CHEW

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CHEW : This last name is indexed 41,350 times on Geneanet!

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CHEW : 1: English (Gloucestershire): habitational name from any of the places in Somerset named Chew Magna of Chew Stoke which is named for the river on which it stands a Celtic name perhaps cognate with Welsh cyw ‘young animal or bird chicken’.2: English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from any of the places called Chew in Yorkshire and in the parish of Billington Lancashire possibly named with Old English cēo ‘fish gill’ used in the transferred sense of a ravine in a similar way to Old Norse gil.3: English: nickname from Old English cīo cēo denoting any of the smaller chattering species of crow especially the red-billed chough.4: Korean: variant of Chu 13.5: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 周 based on the Teochew pronunciation. See Zhou 1.6: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 鄒 see Zou.7: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 秋 based on the Teochew pronunciation. See Qiu 5.8: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 趙 and 招 apparently based on their Cantonese pronunciations. See Zhao 1 and 2.9: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 邱 and 丘 see Qiu 1 and 2.

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