Last name: MEAD

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MEAD : This last name is indexed 168,058 times on Geneanet!

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MEAD : English:: 1: topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow from Middle English mede ‘meadow’ (Old English mǣd) or a habitational name from one or more of the many places so named such as Meads in Harford (Devon).2: perhaps from Middle English mede ‘mead alcoholic drink of fermented honey and water’ possibly denoting one who was fond of the drink or who made or sold mead. Compare Meader.

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