Last name: LORD

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LORD : This last name is indexed 453,300 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LORD : 1: English: nickname from Middle English laford louerd lord ‘lord master’ (Old English hlāford) perhaps given to a someone who played the part of the lord or master of ceremonies in festival games.2: Irish: adoption of the English name (see 1 above) as a translation of the main element of Gaelic Ó Tighearnaigh (see Tierney) and Mac Thighearnáin (see McKiernan).3: Americanized form of French Laure a variant of the personal name Laur 3.4: French: unflattering nickname from Old French l'ord ‘the dirty one’.

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