Last name: GLANVILLE

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GLANVILLE : This last name is indexed 24,302 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GLANVILLE : English (Cornwall and Devon): of Norman origin a habitational name from a place so called in Calvados France named from an ancient Germanic personal name of uncertain form and meaning + Old French ville ‘settlement’. This name has frequently been confused with Glanfield a habitational name from Glanvill Farm in Devon Clanville in Somerset and Hampshire or Clanfield in Hampshire or from some other place likewise named with Old English clǣne ‘clean’ (i.e. free of brambles and undergrowth) + feld ‘pasture open country’.

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