Last name: PANKHURST

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PANKHURST : This last name is indexed 20,638 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PANKHURST : English (southeastern especially Kent): habitational name perhaps from Pinkhurst in Slinfold (Sussex) or Pinkhurst Farm in Abinger (Surrey). The placenames derive from the Old English pinca ‘finch’ or a personal name derived from this + hyrst ‘hillock copse’. Alternatively perhaps from Pankhurst (Surrey) which has an obscure origin.

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