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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from the Old English personal name Ēastmund, composed of the elements ēast ‘grace’ (or ēast ‘east’) + mund ‘protection’. The name survived the Norman Conquest, although it was never very frequent, and is attested in the 13th and 14th centuries in the forms Estmund and Es(t)mond.

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