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LADD - Name Meaning & Origin
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Definition: 1) From the English "lad," originally referring to a servant or one of low birth. 2) from the Welsh "lladd," meaning to destroy .

Surname Origin: English, Welsh

Alternate Surname Spellings: LADDS, LADDE, LADE, LAD, LA LAD, DE LAD

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LADD Surname Mailing List
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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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