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Origin and popularity of the name DABNEY

Origin

Dabney : 1: Altered form of French Daubigné a habitational name with fused preposition d(e) ‘from’ for someone from any of various places in France called Aubigné including one in Deux-Sèvres named with the Gallo-Roman personal name Albinius (a derivative of Latin albus ‘white’; compare Albin) + the habitational suffix -acum. The surname Daubigné is found mainly in Charente-Maritime.2: English (of Norman origin): variant of Daubney a cognate of 1 above.

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

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