Last name: POUND

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POUND : This last name is indexed 31,616 times on Geneanet!

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POUND : 1: English: topographic or occupational name from Middle English pound(e) ‘enclosure for distrained or stray livestock’ signifying one who lived at or worked at a pound.2: English: nickname from Middle English pound(e) powund ‘measure of weight; monetary unit’ perhaps used for a maker of weights.3: Probably an Americanized form (translation into English) of German Pfund or the North German cognate Pund.

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