Last name origins & meanings:
- English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in the
parish of Wigan (now in Greater Manchester), so called from Old
English mearc ‘boundary’ + lanu ‘lane’.
- English (Lancashire): topographic
name for someone who lived by a stretch of border or boundary land
(see Mark 2) or a status name for someone who held land with an
annual value of one mark.
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