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Origin and popularity of the name ENSIGN

Origin

Ensign : English: of uncertain etymology. From the 16th to the 19th century the English vocabulary word ensign denoted a junior rank of infantry officer which may be the source of the surname.

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

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Last name frequency

Geographic distribution of the 11,606 individuals with the name ENSIGN on Geneanet.

 

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    jvall1941
    (4,216 individuals)
    robert5624
    (479 individuals)
    nana6pam
    (396 individuals)
    krisgenealogist
    (260 individuals)

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    Variants of name ENSIGN

    ENSIGNE