Last name: SWIFT

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SWIFT : This last name is indexed 205,680 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SWIFT : 1: English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): nickname for a rapid runner from Middle English swift ‘swift fleet’ (Old English swift) or else from the Middle English personal name Swift (Old English Swift).2: Irish: when not the English name an Anglicization (part translation) of Gaelic Ó Fuada which is based on fuad ‘haste’ (see Foody).3: Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish name.

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