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Aaker

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 16 words.

Norwegian and Swedish (Åker): variant of Aker.

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Aakre

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 33 words.

Norwegian (Åkre): habitational name from any of several places so named, from an inflected form of Old Norse

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Aalbers

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 15 words.

Dutch and Danish: variant of Albers.

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Aalsmeer (The Netherlands)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 23 words.

A municipality with a name meaning ‘Eel Lake’ from aal ‘eel’, and meer ‘lake’ which was known for its eels.

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Aalsmeer (The Netherlands)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 23 words.

A municipality with a name meaning ‘Eel Lake’ from aal ‘eel’, and meer ‘lake’ which was known for its eels.

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Aalto

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

Finnish: ornamental name from aalto ‘wave’.

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Aalto, Alvar (1898–1976)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 63 words.

famous for his imaginative handling of floor levels and use of natural materials and irregular forms. Aalto's work includes the

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Aamodt

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 50 words.

Norwegian and Swedish (Åmot): topographic name for someone who lived by the confluence of two streams, from aa

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Aamot

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 13 words.

Norwegian and Swedish: variant of Aamodt.

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Aanenson

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 22 words.

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ånund, from Old Norse Onundr (‘ancestor’ + ‘victor’).

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