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Lear Surname Origin

Originally German, and derived from the town of Lear, on the Ems, in Westphalia.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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'It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.' -- Plutarch




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