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Origin and popularity of the name BLOND

Origin

Blond : 1: French: nickname from Old French blund blond ‘fair-haired’ a word of ancient Germanic origin (compare 2 below). It is also found in Denmark as a surname of Huguenot origin. Compare Leblond.2: Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German Yiddish blond ‘fair-haired’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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