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Corson 1
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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage English

Meaning & History

Nickname from Old French 'corson', a diminutive of curt ‘short’
Added 12/28/2016 by Nicholas

Corson 2
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Type Surname (from given name)
Scripts Corson
Other Forms FormsCorssen, Courson

Meaning & History

Dutch, from the given name of Cors Pieters, a sailor with the Dutch West Indies Company, who arrived in the Dutch Colony, New Amsterdam (present day New York), on or before 1638. Cors' children were patronymically named, "Cors'sons" (or in Dutch, "Corssen"). Cors is considered a full name, and not a reduction or nickname, and is a form of Christian.
Added 12/12/2021 by CWillC