Last name: ELLSWORTH

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ELLSWORTH : This last name is indexed 52,380 times on Geneanet!

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ELLSWORTH : 1: English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Elsworth a lost place in Norwood near Fewston (Yorkshire) from the Old English personal name El(l)i (see Ellington) + Old English worth ‘enclosure’ (see Worth).2: English: habitational name from Elworth in Abbotsbury (Dorset) with instrusive -s- from the Old English personal name Ella + Old English worth.3: English: rare variant of Elsworthy a habitational name from Elworthy (Somerset) with the same origin as the placename in 2 above (with Old English worth later replaced by worthig) ‘enclosure’.4: English: habitational name from Elsworth in Cambridgeshire with the same origin as the placename in 1 above.

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