Last name: VANN

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VANN : This last name is indexed 38,887 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

VANN : English (Leicestershire and Warwickshire):: 1: topographic name for someone who lived by a fen or marsh from Middle English fan(ne) a dialect variant in southeastern England of fen(ne) ‘marsh fen’ (see also Fenn). The surname may also be topographic for someone who lived in a marshy place or from a place so named such as Vann in Hambledon (Surrey) and Vann in Ockley (Surrey).2: perhaps a nickname from Middle English fan(ne) vanne ‘basket or fan for winnowing’ for someone who made or used such a utensil.

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