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Origin and popularity of the name DUXBURY

Origin

Duxbury : English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Duxbury in Lancashire recorded in the early 13th century as D(e)ukesbiri from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Deowuc or Duc(c) (both of uncertain origin) + Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke).

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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