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Meaning and Origin of: Bacon

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Last name origins & meanings:

  1. 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 Back 1).
  2. 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.
  3. An immigrant from Normandy, France, called Bacon or Bascon was documented in Quebec city in 1647.

Famous people with this first name: Kevin Bacon

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