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5/31/2018, 2:36 PM Mike C update #99
9/1/2013, 10:30 PM Mike C update #87
10/10/2012, 5:50 PM Mike C update #84
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Type Surname (from nickname & from occupation)
Usage Dutch

Meaning & History

From Dutch heer "lord, master", a nickname for a person who acted like a lord or who worked for a lord.