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῾Ā′isha

῾Ā′isha   Quick reference

A Dictionary of First Names (2 ed.)

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(Arabic)

‘Alive, thriving’; name of Muḥammad's third and favourite wife.

Aaberg

Aaberg (233)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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1. Scandinavian (Åberg): ornamental name from aa, å ‘river’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’.

2. Norwegian: habitational name

Aaby

Aaby (101)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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Norwegian and Danish: habitational name from a place called Aaby or Åby, from å ‘river’ + Old Norse býr ‘farm’.

Aachen

Aachen (North Rhine–Westphalia/Germany)   Quick reference

The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (4 ed.)

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Derived from the Old High German aha ‘water’, a reference to the springs here. The springs of Grannus were named after the Celtic god of healing and later used as baths by the Romans. The ... More
Aadland

Aadland (147)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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Norwegian: habitational name from a place called Ådland, from Old Norse Árland ‘land by the river’.

Aagaard

Aagaard (134)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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Norwegian and Danish: variant of Ågård (see Agard).

Aagard

Aagard (115)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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Norwegian and Danish: variant of Ågård (see Agard).

Aaker

Aaker (190)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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Norwegian and Swedish (Åker): variant of Aker.

Aakre

Aakre (158)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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Norwegian (Åkre): habitational name from any of several places so named, from an inflected form of Old Norse

Aalbers

Aalbers (100)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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Dutch and Danish: variant of Albers.

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