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Origin and popularity of the name ENSIGN


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.


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

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    Variants of name ENSIGN