Last name: EASON

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EASON : This last name is indexed 33,227 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

EASON : 1: English: variant of Eastham Easton or Easun. The latter is itself also a variant of Neston a habitational name from Neston in Corsham (Wiltshire) probably deriving from Old English næss ‘headland promontory’ + tūn ‘farmstead settlement’ or from Neston (Cheshire) from Old English næss or Old Norse nes ‘headland promontory’ or perhaps Old English nesu ‘nose’ with the same sense + Old English tūn. Alternatively Neston may be a topographic name from Middle English an esten tun (Old English on ēastan tūne) denoting someone who lived ‘on the east of the village’.2: Scottish: variant of Esson.

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