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B.A. Breen

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1938– ),

born St Arnaud, Victoria, is a teacher in the Victorian Education Department. He has published two books of verse, Behind My Eyes (1968), inter im (1973, a tiny pamphlet)...

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Tombs

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 11 words.

English: variant of Toms, with a late intrusive -b-.

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Hapton

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 17 words.

Habetuna 1086 (db). ‘Farmstead of a man called *Hab(b)a’. OE pers. name + tūn.

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Habton, Great

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 19 words.

Habetun 1086 (db). ‘Farmstead of a man called *Hab(b)a’. OE pers. name + tūn.

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Abingdon

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 29 words.

Abbandune 968, Ab(b)endone 1086 (db). ‘Hill of a man called Æbba or of

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Clutton

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 29 words.

‘farmstead or village at a hill’, from OE clūd + tūn: Clutton B. & NE. Som. Cluttone 851,

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Shalhoub

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 27 words.

Arabic (Lebanon): from a personal name based on shalhū b ‘generous’.

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Diab

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 41 words.

Muslim: probably from a personal name based on Arabic dhi'b ‘wolf’.

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Rubbo

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 33 words.

Italian: from a personal name derived from Old German Rupo, Rub(b)o.

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Deeb

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 46 words.

Arabic: probably from a personal name based on Arabic dhi’b ‘wolf’.

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Cribb

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 19 words.

English: from Old English crib(b) ‘manger’, (later) ‘ox stall’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a cowherd.

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