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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • English (of Norman origin) : habitational name from Notre-Dame-de-Courson in Calvados, France, which was named with the Romano-Gallic personal name Curtius (from curtus ‘short’) + the locative suffix -o, genitive -onis. There is also a place called Curzon in Vendée, but this is not the source of the English surname.

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