Last name: SHORE

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SHORE : This last name is indexed 66,720 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SHORE : 1: English: from Middle English s(c)hore ‘shore bank coast steep slope cliff’ (Old English scora). The surname may be topographic for someone who lived near such a feature or in Lancashire and Yorkshire especially habitational from a place so named such as Shore in Rochdale (Lancashire) or Shore in Todmorden (Yorkshire). In southwestern England the name is probably a variant of Score which shares the same etymology.2: Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schor Schorr or Szor variants of Schauer.3: Americanized form of French Giard reflecting the characteristic Canadian and American French rounding of the -ard ending. Compare Shor.

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