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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. ING-glish

Meaning & History

Denoted a person who was of English heritage. It was used to distinguish people who lived in border areas (for example, near Wales or Scotland). It was also used to distinguish an Anglo-Saxon from a Norman.