Last name: DEW

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DEW : This last name is indexed 37,427 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DEW : 1: English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Eu in Seine-Maritime France with fused preposition d(e). See Doe 2.2: English: topographic name perhaps from Middle English deu deaw dywe ‘dew’ probably used in the sense ‘damp ground’ or ‘dew pond’.3: Welsh: nickname meaning ‘stout thickset’ Welsh tew a soft-mutated form of dew. In some cases the name may arise from a North Welsh pronunciation of du ‘black dark swarthy’; however this is normally Anglicized as Dye. See also Dee.

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