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Lewes Surname Origin

(Locality). An ancient town in Sussex, England, derived from the Welsh Lluaws, a multitude, a populous place. This town was formerly surrounded by walls, vestiges of which are still visible, and on the summit of a hill are the remains of its ancient castle.

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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