Last name: HARCOURT

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HARCOURT : This last name is indexed 348,746 times on Geneanet!

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HARCOURT : 1: English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of the places in Eure and Calvados named Harcourt from Old French cour(t) ‘court farmyard’ (see Court) with an obscure first element. This surname is very rare in France.2: English: habitational name from either of two places in Shropshire named Harcourt. The one near Cleobury Mortimer gets the name from Old English heafocere ‘hawker falconer’ + cot ‘hut cottage’; the one near Wem has as its first element Old English hearpere (see Harper).

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