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GORDON - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname GORDON

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Definition: A Scottish place name meaning "great hill."

Surname Origin: Scots Gaelic

Alternate Surname Spellings: GORDEN, GOURDEN, GOURDON

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GORDON Surname Mailing List
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Surname Finder - GORDON Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - GORDON Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - GORDON Genealogy & Family History
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MyCinnamonToast.com - GORDON Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the GORDON surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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