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Origin and popularity of the name COBBAN

Origin

Cobban : Scottish (Aberdeenshire and Banf): from the Old Norse personal name Kolbeinn which is from kol ‘coal’ + beinn ‘leg bone’.

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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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Last name frequency

Geographic distribution of the 359 individuals with the name COBBAN on Geneanet.

 

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    vikkilawlor
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    raydick
    (23 individuals)
    nerolinz
    (20 individuals)
    pmcpherson
    (18 individuals)

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