Last name: INCE

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INCE : This last name is indexed 25,407 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

INCE : English:: 1: habitational name from Ince in Makerfield (Lancashire) Ince (Cheshire) or Ince Blundell (Lancashire). The placenames derive from Proto-Welsh ïnïs ‘island’.2: possibly a post-medieval West Midlands variant of Hints a habitational name from either of two places called Hints (Staffordshire Shropshire). The placenames probably derive from Proto-Welsh hïnt ‘way path’ + Middle English plural -es.3: possibly a variant with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s of Inn from residence at an inn or inns from Middle English in (singular) or innes (plural) ‘tavern lodging(s) tenement(s)’. There seems also to have been some confusion with Scottish Innes.

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