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Origin and popularity of the name BANCROFT


Bancroft : English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Bancroft from Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular) + croft ‘paddock smallholding’.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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