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Scarborough Surname Origin

(Origin Saxon) Locality. From the seaport and borough of Scarborough, in Yorkshire, England, from scear, a sharp rock or hill, and burgh, a town or fort; literally, a hill, from bergh. The town or fort on or by the sharppeaked rocks.

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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