Last name: NESS

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NESS : This last name is indexed 47,939 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

NESS : 1: Norwegian Scottish and English (East Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived on a headland or promontory Old Norse nes Old English næss Middle English nes(se) nas(s)e noss or a habitational name from any of numerous places called with this word; there are over a hundred farms in Norway and many settlements in Scotland and northern England so named.2: Scottish: from the Gaelic personal name Ness itself possibly from Old Irish ness ‘weasel’.3: German: habitational name from any of the places called Nesse in Oldenburg and Friesland.

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