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Origin and popularity of the name BORN


Born : 1: English: variant of Bourne.2: English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French borgne ‘one-eyed squint-eyed’.3: North German Danish and Dutch: from Middle Low German born ‘well spring’ a topographic name for someone who lived beside a well or spring or a habitational name from a place called with this word.


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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