Last name: COWARD

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All you have to know about the last name COWARD

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COWARD : This last name is indexed 65,311 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

COWARD : English: occupational name for a cowherd Middle English couh(i)erde couhirde couhurde (Old English cūhyrde). The surname has nothing to do with the modern English word coward which is from Old French cuard a pejorative term from coue ‘tail’ (from Latin cauda) with reference to an animal with its tail between its legs.

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