Last name: DAVENPORT

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DAVENPORT : This last name is indexed 231,878 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DAVENPORT : 1: English (Lancashire and Cheshire): habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Davenport from the Dane river (apparently named with a Celtic cognate of Middle Welsh dafnu ‘to drop to trickle’) + Old English port ‘market town’.2: Irish: in Tipperary this is an English surname adopted by bearers of Munster Gaelic Ó Donndubhartaigh ‘descendant of Donndubhartach’ a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + dubh ‘black’ + artach ‘nobleman’.

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