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Origin and popularity of the name BESWICK


Beswick : English: habitational name from any of the places in Lancashire and East Yorkshire named Beswick. The second element is Old English wīc ‘outlying (dairy) farm’ (see Wick). The first element of the Lancashire name may be an Old English personal name Bēac; that of the Yorkshire name is possibly an Old Norse personal name Bōsi or Besi.

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

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