Last name: SWORD

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SWORD : This last name is indexed 15,849 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SWORD : 1: English: probably a shortened form of Seward.2: English: nickname from Middle English sword(e) swerd(e) ‘sword’ perhaps used for a swordsman or armourer.3: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Suaird Ó Suairt ‘descendant of Suart’ a personal name derived from Old Norse Sigvarthr ‘victory keeper’ a cognate of Old English Sigeweard; compare Seward 2.

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