Last name: STRINGFELLOW

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STRINGFELLOW : This last name is indexed 16,985 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

STRINGFELLOW : English: occupational name from Middle English string-felagh ‘string-fellow man who works at a string-hearth’. This was the hearth or furnace at which iron was heated for its second working. A 1547 document from south Yorkshire defines the string-fellow's duties: ‘the stringefelloe wages for layeinge the stone and breakeinge and feyinge of synders and breakeinge of the blowme and hewinge’. Thornhill and Ecclesfield were two of several iron-working districts in Yorkshire. See also Stringer.

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