Moon Surname Origin
A corruption of Mohun, or it may be local, from the island Anglesey or Mona, so called, as some suppose, from mwyn, Welsh, mines, from its stone-quarries and mines; others derive it from mon or mona, alone, separated. Mwyn, Welsh, affable, pleasant.
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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