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Origin of the name CHURCHILL Back

Origin

McLEOD : From Mac, son, and Clode, from Claudius, the second emperor who invaded Britain. Churchill says he was named Claudius because, through fear of death, he buried himself alive, being plucked by the heels out of a hole to be set upon the throne.

Origin of name provided by Jean Tosti

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