Last name: POWER

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POWER : This last name is indexed 206,384 times on Geneanet!

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POWER : 1: English and Irish (of Norman origin): ethnic or habitational name from Old French Pohier Poer Middle English Po(u)er Power ‘native of the Pays de Poix’ (Picardy). This is one of the most common surnames in Ireland.2: English: nickname for a poor man or ironically for a miser from Middle English povre poure ‘poor’ (from Latin pauper). Compare Poor.

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