Last name: HEDGE

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HEDGE : This last name is indexed 25,806 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HEDGE : 1: English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge or enclosure from Middle English hegge ‘hedge fence’. In the early Middle Ages hedges were not merely dividers between fields but had an important defensive function when planted around a settlement or enclosure.2: English: probably also a variant of Hatch with voicing of the final consonant.3: Americanized form (translation into English) of German Hecke.

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