were used by medieval Anglo-Normans in England.
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BARNEWALL Anglo-Norman, Irish
A locational surname given to those who lived by a stream in either Cambridgeshire, which derives its name from the Olde English beorna
meaning "warrior" and wella
meaning "stream", or from one in Northamptonshire, which got its name from the Olde English byrge
meaning "burial mound" and well
, which also means "stream." a burial mound and 'well(a)'... [more]
FITZEMPRESS History, Anglo-Norman
Means "son of the empress" in Anglo-Norman French. The three sons of Empress Matilda were known as Henry FitzEmpress (King Henry II of England), Geoffrey FitzEmpress, Count of Nantes, and William FitzEmpress, Count of Poitou.
MALLET Anglo-Norman, Medieval English, French, Catalan
Originated in Norman France and spread to England following the Norman conquest of 1066. The surname comes from the given name Malle
, an Old English diminutive of MARY
or from the given name Malo
, a popular form of the name of Saint Maclovius
, a 6th-century Welsh monk who the church of Saint Maclou in Rouen is named for.... [more]
MANSELL Anglo-Norman, French
A status name for a particular type of feudal tenant, Anglo-Norman French mansel
, one who occupied a manse (Late Latin mansa
‘dwelling’), a measure of land sufficient to support one family... [more]
An Anglo-Norman occupational surname used for soldiers or a nickname for someone bold that is derived from the pre-10th-century Old French proz
, meaning "proud" or "brave". It could also be a variant of the surname PRUE
A locational surname that was first recorded in England in 1264. Derived from one of the ancient villages of Fifield Scudamore or Upton Scudamore, with SCUDAMORE
coming from the Old English scitemor
, which means "one who lived at the moor."