Last name: WORTH

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WORTH : This last name is indexed 80,262 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WORTH : 1: English: habitational name from any of various places called Worth for example in Cheshire Dorset Sussex and Kent from Old English worth ‘enclosure settlement’. The vocabulary word probably survived into the Middle English period in the sense of a subsidiary settlement dependent on a main village and in some cases the surname may be a topographic name derived from this use. Compare Worthy.2: North German: topographic name from Middle Low German wort ‘enclosure elevated piece of land farmstead’ or a habitational name from a place so named in northern Germany.

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