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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name POUNDER

Origin

Pounder : 1: English: occupational name from an unrecorded Middle English pounder ponder poinder ‘one who puts stray livestock into the village pound’ (Middle English pound pond poinde ‘enclosure for impounding beasts’ + -er). See Pound.3: In some cases possibly also an Americanized form (translation into English) of South German Pfunder.2: English: in the West Midlands and southwestern England a dialect form of Pinder.

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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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