Last name: DOWNES

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All you have to know about the last name DOWNES

Last name frequency

DOWNES : This last name is indexed 85,634 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DOWNES : 1: English (Shropshire and Staffordshire): variant of Down with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.2: Irish (counties Clare and Limerick): shortened Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Dubháin (see Doane).

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