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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : nickname for a fair-haired person, from German, Yiddish blond ‘blonde’.
  • French : nickname for someone with fair hair or a light complexion, from Old French blund, blond ‘blond’, of Germanic origin. This name was taken to Denmark in the 18th century by the Huguenots.

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