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Subject: Re: Where does the surname Gran come from
Author: thegriffon   (Authenticated as thegriffon)
Date: January 19, 2021 at 6:06 AM
Reply to: Re: Where does the surname Gran come from by noisynora

Seems to mean "moustache" or "beard" by the way, although it seems that sense is now archaic in every Germanic language, except in German begrannt "bearded". It was once the common Germanic term for moustache but has fallen out of use except in transferred senses. e.g. the "beard" of a plant.

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