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Origin of Furness

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Origin of Furness, Meaning of Furness

Origin: Furnys
English origin means one who came from or lived near Furness (far headland)

Fur
Old English meaning far

ness
Old English meaning promontory or peninsular

Furness is from Fuththernessa meaning headland or the latin word futhpernessa (1150ad) meaning the headland with a rump shaped island.

Old English Furora means further
Surnames: Furnis, Furnace, Fornace, Furnish, Furness
Submitted by: glitz

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