Last name: RACE

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RACE : This last name is indexed 37,094 times on Geneanet!

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RACE : 1: English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Race Rasse (ancient Germanic Radizo Razo Rasso) a pet form of ancient Germanic names beginning with the element rad ‘counsel’.2: English: nickname from Old French ras ‘clean shaven’.3: Americanized form of German Räss (see Rase 2) and perhaps also of Rase 1.4: Slovenian: nickname from a derivative of raca ‘duck’ or racati ‘to walk like a duck’.

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