Last name: GADD

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GADD : This last name is indexed 35,651 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GADD : 1: English: perhaps a nickname from Old French gade ‘goat’; the animal was noted for its supposedly lascivious behavior.2: English: perhaps from Middle English gadde (Old Norse gaddr) ‘sharp-pointed metal spike goad’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a cattle driver or more likely a nickname for a persistent and irritating person.3: Swedish: apparently a nickname from gadd ‘sting’.

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