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Pevensey Surname Origin

(Locality). A village in Sussex, England, the landing place of William the Conqueror, in 1066, derived from Pau, Welsh, a tract of pasture land, and aven(s), a river, and aig, the sea, standing at the mouth of a river, near the sea. The name is also Gaelic, and has the same meaning. Biadhabhainisg, or Pababhainisg.

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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