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Origin and popularity of the name ELMS


Elms : English: topographic name from Middle English atte(n) elmes ‘at the elm-trees’ for someone who lived by elm-trees or a variant of Elm with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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