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Origin and popularity of the name TOWN

Origin

Town : English (Yorkshire and Kent): topographic name from Middle English toun(e) t(h)one tun(e) ‘town village settlement’ (Old English tūn) often in the senses ‘primary settlement within an area’ ‘manor estate’ and ‘hamlet farm’ for someone who lived in such a place.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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Geographic distribution of the 4,033 individuals with the name TOWN on Geneanet.

 

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    bharries
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    cbauerle
    (103 individuals)
    bjtowns
    (63 individuals)
    treelines
    (63 individuals)

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    Variants of name TOWN

    TOWNE