Last name: CONSTABLE

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All you have to know about the last name CONSTABLE

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CONSTABLE : This last name is indexed 151,312 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CONSTABLE : 1: English (southeastern): occupational name for the law-enforcement officer of a parish from Middle English Old French conestable cunestable from Late Latin comes stabuli ‘officer of the stable’. The title was also borne by various other officials during the Middle Ages including the chief officer of a household or court or a military officer and this may in some cases be the source of the surname.2: Americanized form of Dutch Constapel an occupational name for the chief gunner aboard a ship or in the garrison of a fort.

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