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Saxe Surname Origin

A Saxon, so called in Holland. In Athelstan's song of victory, given in the Saxon Chronicles, A.D. 938, secce signifies a fight; secga, a warrior; seax or secce, a sword, any sharp instrument. Latin, sica, a dagger.

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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