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Edney surname origin
Posted by: Elizabeth Edney Date: November 12, 2001 at 11:01:51
In Reply to: Re: Edney surname origin by Jack Zuccarello of 602

I hope this helps, someone once told me that it could be derived from the Roman name for a Saxon tribe called the Aedenii (or something like that) who settled in Norfolk, East Anglia around 80AD. Someone else said that its more likely to be derived from a name such as 'Hedony' or 'Adony' and just got lost in pronunciation. I've never had a chance to check these out...any ideas?


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