Last name: FLOOD

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FLOOD : This last name is indexed 107,346 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FLOOD : 1: English: topographic name from Middle English flod flud(e) ‘stream’ (Old English flōd) or ‘channel gutter’ (Old English flōde) for someone who lived beside such a feature or who lived at a place so called such as Flood in Drewsteignton and Fludda in Hennock both in Devon.2: Welsh: variant of Floyd an Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Llwyd (see Lloyd).3: Irish: translation into English of various names correctly or erroneously associated with Gaelic tuile ‘flood’ (see Toole and Tully).

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