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Aarau (Switzerland)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 64 words.

Located on the River Aare from which it gets its name. Au is a form of Aue ‘meadow’. Founded in

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Aarau (Switzerland)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 64 words.

Located on the River Aare from which it gets its name. Au is a form of Aue ‘meadow’. Founded in

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Aardema

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 27 words.

Frisian: patronymic from the personal name Aart, a local variant of Arend, + -ma, Frisian suffix of

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aardvark

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 45 words.

Nocturnal, bristly haired mammal of central and s Africa. It feeds on termites and ants, which it scoops up with

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Aargau

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 43 words.

(French: Argovie), Switzerland

A canton which joined the Swiss Confederation in 1803. It is drained by the River Aare

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Aargau (Switzerland)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 43 words.

A canton which joined the Swiss Confederation in 1803. It is drained by the River Aare from which it

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Aarhus

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 (Århus): habitational name from any of 15 or so farms so named, from Old Norse á ‘river’

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Aaron

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 67 words.

In the Old Testament, brother of Moses and the founder and first head of the Jewish priesthood. According to the

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Aaron

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 393 words.

Variants: Aron, Arran, Aarons

Current frequencies: GB 722, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 467 • Main

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Aaron

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 60 words.

Mainly Jewish: from the Biblical Hebrew personal name Aharon, which was borne by the first high priest of the

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