Last name: DARWIN

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All you have to know about the last name DARWIN

Last name frequency

DARWIN : This last name is indexed 27,617 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DARWIN : English:: 1: (Yorkshire): usually a variant of Derwent a habitational name mostly from Derwent (Derbyshire now submerged by the Ladybower Reservoir) or Darwen (Lancashire) both named from rivers called Derwent; or less frequently from similarly named rivers in Cumberland Durham Northumberland and Yorkshire.2: from the Middle English personal name Derwin (from Old English Dēorwine composed of the elements dēor ‘dear’ or formerly also dēor ‘animal; fierce’ + wine ‘friend’).

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