Last name: FEAR

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FEAR : This last name is indexed 17,975 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FEAR : English:: 1: nickname for a sociable person from Middle English fe(a)re feer ‘comrade companion’ (Old English (ge)fēra).2: nickname for a proud or haughty person from Middle English fere feer ‘proud bold strong fierce’ (Old French f(i)er).3: nickname perhaps occasionally from Middle English fer(e) feer ‘fear’ (Old English fǣr).4: (of Norman origin): habitational name perhaps from La Fère in Aisne France or a topographic name from Middle English fare fere (Old English fær) ‘road passage ford ferry’.

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