Last name: DARLING

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DARLING : This last name is indexed 104,255 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DARLING : English and Scottish: from Middle English derling Old English dēorling ‘darling beloved one’ a derivative of dēor ‘dear beloved’ (see Dear 1). This was quite a common Old English byname which remained current as a personal name into the 14th century. The surname probably derives at least in part from this use probably in part also from a Middle English nickname.

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