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St. Albans Surname Origin

(Locality). A town in Hertfordshire, England, so named from a Pagan deity, Alban, which name signifies a high hill, the Verulam of the Romans. Offa dedicated a church to Alban, the proto-martyr of Britain, in the time of Diocletian.

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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