Last name: FOXALL

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FOXALL : This last name is indexed 14,502 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FOXALL : English (West Midlands): habitational name from one or more of the places whose names derive from Middle English fox + hale ‘fox nook’ (Old English fox + halh) such as Foxhole Wood in Claverdon (Warwickshire) which is recorded as Foxhale in 1302 and a lost Foxhall in Claverley (Shropshire) which survived as a field-name into the 19th century. Perhaps also from one or more of the many places whose names derive from Middle English fox + hole ‘fox hole’ (Old English fox + hol) such as Foxholes (East Yorkshire) Foxhall (Suffolk) which is recorded as Foxehola in 1086 Foxholes in Wardleworth (Lancashire) Foxholt in Swingfield (Kent) which is recorded as ffoxole in 1254 and Foxhole in Halwill (Devon).

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