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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Scripts Battersbee, Battersbie
Pronounced Pron. BATəRSBEE  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derives from the place of Battersby in North Yorkshire, which is composed of Old Norse personal name Bǫðvarr and the Old Norse suffix býr "farm, settlement". Notable bearers of this surname include British organic chemist Sir Alan Battersby and Australian Author Lee Battersby. This surname is also used by the Battersby family in the soap opera Coronation Street, with its two most noteworthy characters being sisters Leanne and Toyah Battersby.
Added 12/19/2023 by Linguist56