Last name: PERSON

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Last name frequency

PERSON : This last name is indexed 336,590 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PERSON : 1: Americanized form (and a very rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Persson or Pehrsson (see Pehrson).2: German: patronymic from the personal name Peer Low German variant of Peter.3: English: variant of Parson.4: French (mainly northeastern): from a shortened form of Perreçon a pet form (with double diminutive suffix -eçon) of the personal name Pierre French form of Peter.5: Breton (also Le Person): nickname from person ‘parson rector of a parish’.6: Jewish (from Latvia and Belarus): either a variant of Berson or metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Pere a pet form of Perl ‘pearl’ (compare Perel 2).

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