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Origin and popularity of the name LE GRAND

Origin

Hulley : English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Ulley near Sheffield (Yorkshire) + prosthetic H-. The placename probably derives from Old English ūle ‘owl’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. In North Yorkshire and northern Yorkshire it could alternatively derive from either of two places in Picardy called Ully-Saint-Georges (Oise) and Œuilly (Aisne) or from either of two neighboring places in Haut-Marne Northeast France called Heuilley-Cotton and Heuilley-le Grand.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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