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All you have to know about the last name LITCHFIELD

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LITCHFIELD : This last name is indexed 37,291 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LITCHFIELD : English: habitational name from Lichfield in Staffordshire. The placename derives from a development of the Romano-British placename Letocetum (based on British leito- ‘gray’ + caito- ‘wood’). By the Old English period this had been shortened to Licced and the Old English element feld ‘pasture open country’ was added to describe a patch of cleared land within the ancient wood.

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