Last name: ECCLES

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ECCLES : This last name is indexed 64,661 times on Geneanet!

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ECCLES : English (Lancashire): habitational name from Eccles in Lancashire or possibly from any of several other places so named in Kent Norfolk Berwickshire and Dumfriesshire from British eglēs ‘Romano-British Christian church’ (from Latin ecclesia Greek ekklēsia ‘gathering assembly’). Such places would have been the sites of notable pre-Anglo-Saxon churches or Christian places of communal worship.

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