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This is a list of submitted surnames in which the person who added the name is welshrocker1
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Probably derived from Old English bȳre
FIELDEnglish, Scottish, Irish, Jewish (Anglicized)
English: topographic name for someone who lived on land which had been cleared of forest, but not brought into cultivation, from Old English feld
‘pasture’, ‘open country’, as opposed on the one hand to æcer
‘cultivated soil’, ‘enclosed land’ (see Acker
) and on the other to weald
‘wooded land’, ‘forest’ (see Wald
Southern English from Middle English felder
‘dweller by the open country’.
From the medieval male personal name Hucke
, which was probably descended from the Old English personal name Ucca
, perhaps a shortened form of Ūhtrǣd
, literally "dawn-power".
The English of Welsh Surname Powys
, which derives from the place "Powys" in Wales.
I think it is of Spanish Background possibly meaning 'Soldier' or 'Guard'. ... [more]