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All you have to know about the last name MANCHESTER

Last name frequency

MANCHESTER : This last name is indexed 31,887 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MANCHESTER : English: habitational name chiefly from the city in northwestern England formerly part of Lancashire but perhaps sometimes from Mancetter (Warwickshire). The Lancashire placename derives from Romano-British mamma ‘breast breast-shaped hill’ + Old English ceaster ‘city Roman fortification’. The Warwickshire placename derives perhaps from British mandu- ‘small horse pony’ + essedo- ‘chariot’ + Old English ceaster.

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