I Need Help, Please:)
Some of these surnames I can't find in the database. Others I don't know what origin, or what they mean:Rousinne (it's French; my GrtGrandmother was French, but what does it mean?)
Demetry (it sounds like either Italian, or Russian...?)
Scott (it's probably obvious: Scottish English)
Gean
Allen (pretty sure it's English)
Grint
Reeves
Du'err (now that looks french, but I'm not positive)
Lopez
Whitmire (German, believe it or not:)
Rust (I hear it's German, too)
Poe
MorrowAny help would be nice and truly appreciated :)
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Allen
Usage: English, Scottish
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Derived from the given name Alan. From BTN
ALAN
Gender: Masculine
Usage: English, Scottish
Pronounced: AL-an [key]
The meaning of this name is not known for certain, though it possibly means either "little rock" or "handsome" in Breton. It was introduced to England by Bretons after the Norman invasion. Famous modern bearers include Alan Shepard, the first American in space and the fifth man to walk on the moon, and Alan Turing, a British mathematician and computer scientist.
Scott
Usage: English, Scottish
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Originally given to a person from Scotland or a person who spoke Scottish Gaelic.
and from BTN
SCOTT
Gender: Masculine
Usage: English, Scottish
Pronounced: SKAHT [key]
From a surname which meant "Scotsman" in Old English. The original meaning of the word Scot is debated, but it may mean "tattoo", so given because Scotsmen often had tattoos.
Lopez
Usage: Spanish
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Means "son of Lope" in Spanish.
Reeves is probably a variation of
Reeve
English - an occupational name for a steward or bailiff, A childs smile is worth more to me than Gold

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