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Subject: Re: origin of surname
Author: Lepic   (Authenticated as Lepic)
Date: July 21, 2016 at 8:05 AM
Reply to: origin of surname by Robert Hall

Palser is a variant of Palliser which is from Middle English paliser ‘a maker of pales, palings, or fences (for constructing ramparts, enclosing deer parks, etc.)’. According to the data at tinyurl.com/gl7czlk, Glorious is not found in England. It's an americanization of the German name Glorius from the Latin name Hilarius derived from hilaris 'merry, happy'.

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  • origin of surname - Robert Hall  Jul 21 2016, 12:38 AM
    • Re: origin of surname - Lepic  Jul 21 2016, 8:05 AM