Last name: FUDGE

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FUDGE : This last name is indexed 25,486 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FUDGE : English:: 1: (of Norman origin): from the Middle English Anglo-Norman French personal name Fulch or Fuche usually a pet form of Old French Fulcher Fucher (see Fulcher). Voicing of ‘ch’ to soft ‘g’ gave rise to Fudge. The name may sometimes have been interchangeable with Fowke (for which see Foulk) derived from a pet form of this and other Old French personal names in Fulc-.2: habitational name from Fuge in Blackawton Devon. This placename is composed of Old English feoh ‘cattle’ + wīc ‘farm dairy farm village’.

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