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Willoughby Surname Origin

(Locality). From the lordship of Willoughby, in Lincolnshire, England, given to a Norman knight by William the Conqueror.--The town or habitation by the willows.

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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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