Last name: KEECH

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KEECH : This last name is indexed 14,415 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

KEECH : English (mainly Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire):: 1: nickname for an fat person from Middle English cach caiche cage kech a word of unexplained origin but presumably the antecedent of modern English dialect keech (variant catch) ‘lump of congealed fat; fat of a slaughtered animal rolled up into a lump (in preparation for sending to the chandler or tallow maker to make wax)’.2: variant of Kedge a nickname either from Middle English kegge kigge ‘cheerful pleasant agreeable merry’ or from an unrecorded Middle English kegge ‘belly’ for a pot-bellied person.

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