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Rye Surname Origin

(Origin French) Locality. From Rive, a coast, a shore, a bank, border.

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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