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Pleasants Surname Origin

(Locality). From a suburb of the city of Edinburgh, called 'The Pleasants,' where anciently was a priory of nuns, which was dedicated to St. Mary of Placentia, of which the name 'Pleasants' is a corruption.

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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