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Origin and popularity of the name MALPASS


Malpass : English (Staffordshire and Gloucestershire): habitational name chiefly from either of two places called Malpas (Cheshire England and Monmouthshire Wales); perhaps also occasionally from other minor places so called in England (e.g. in Berkshire Cornwall and Yorkshire) or from various places called Malpas or Maupas in France. The placenames derive from Old French mal ‘bad’ + pas ‘passage’.

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

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