Last name: PURCHASE

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PURCHASE : This last name is indexed 24,623 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PURCHASE : English (of Norman origin): perhaps an occupational name or nickname from Old French Middle English purchas(e) purchace porchas ‘acquisition gain profit’ used in a transferred sense denoting an official responsible for obtaining the supplies required by a monastery manor or similar. Alternatively from the same word with the primary senses ‘search pursuit effort’ possibly used for messengers and couriers.

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