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All you have to know about the last name SOMERVILLE

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SOMERVILLE : This last name is indexed 83,893 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SOMERVILLE : 1: Scottish: of Norman origin a habitational name from Graveron-Sémerville in Eure (Normandy) from the ancient Germanic personal name Sigimar (see Siemer) + Old French ville ‘settlement’. The surname was taken from England to Scotland in the 12th century by William de Somerville a retainer of David Earl of Huntingdon who became King David I of Scotland.2: Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Somacháin (see Summers) or Mag Shamradháin (see Somers).

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