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Origin and popularity of the name MAIDENS


Maidens : English (Lincolnshire):: 1: occupational or habitational name from Middle English (atte) maydenes ‘(at the) maiden's or maidens' (house)’ a name for someone who lived or worked at such a house. Compare Masters and Parsons.2: post-medieval variant of Maiden with excrescent -s.


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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