Townsend (name)

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This article is about the name Townsend. For other uses, see Townsend.
Townsend
Family name
Meaning town's end
Region of origin Yorkshire, Norfolk
Language(s) of origin English
Related names Townshend, Townend, Thounhende, Tonsend, Touunend, Tounende, Touunsende, Towneend, Townsende, Townesende, Townesend, Tunsend.

Townsend is a topographic surname of Yorkshire and Norfolk origin, indicating residence at the extremity of a city or burgh (from Middle English touun "village", "hamlet", "stead" + ende "end".) Popular variants are Townshend (of Norfolk variety), and Townend.

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Townsend[edit]

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  1. ^ Townsend Whelen

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