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Meaning and Origin of: Sedgwick

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : From the place of swords; defensive

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : habitational name from Sedgwick in Cumbria, so named from the Middle English personal name Sigg(e) (from Old Norse Siggi or Old English Sicg, short forms of the various compound names with the first element ‘victory’) + Old English wīc ‘outlying settlement’, ‘dairy farm’; or from Sedgewick in Sussex, named with Old English secg ‘sedge’ + wīc.

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