Last name origins & meanings:
- English and French: metonymic occupational name for a preparer
and seller of cured pork, from Middle English, Old French
bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of Germanic origin, akin to
- English and French: from the Germanic personal
name Bac(c)o, Bahho, from the root bag- ‘to
fight’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form
Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.
- An immigrant from Normandy, France, called Bacon or Bascon was
documented in Quebec city in 1647.
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