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AGATE English (British)
From Middle English gate
, meaning a "gate" or "street", denoting a person who lived near a major city gate or street.
Means either "son of the blond one" or "son of Alpin".
BEEDEN English (British)
Probably means "from Beeden", a village near Newbury in Berkshire. Ultimately coming from either Old English byden
, meaning "shallow valley", or from the pre 7th century personal name Bucge
with the suffix dun
, meaning "hill of Bucge".
The surname Pinckney originally denoted someone from Picquigny, France, which derives from a Germanic personal name, Pincino
(of obscure derivation) and the Latin locative suffix -acum
From an Old English place name meaning "valley with steep sides".
SPITZ German, Yiddish
From the German spitz
"point", referring to a person who lives near a pointy hill or a field that is pointed at one end.
From a surname meaning "woodland clearing with tree stumps" in Old English.
Possibly means "from Tarras", a place in Morayshire, Scotland.
XYLANDER German (Rare)
Modern coinage, derived from Greek ξυλον (xylon)
"wood, forest" combined with Greek ανδρος (andros)
"of a man". The latter element is the genitive of Greek ανηρ (aner)