Last name: FAIR

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Last name frequency

FAIR : This last name is indexed 93,490 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FAIR : 1: English: nickname meaning ‘handsome beautiful fair’ Middle English fair fayr Old English fæger. The word was also occasionally used as a personal name in Middle English applied to both men and women.2: Irish: translation into English of Gaelic fionn ‘fair’ which Woulfe describes as a ‘descriptive epithet that supplanted the real surname’ or a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac F(h)inn a variant of Mag Fhinn (see McGinn).

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