Gordon (surname)

Gordon
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Gordon (given name)

Gordon
The masculine given name Gordon is derived from the surname.
The name is derived from the Scottish surname Gordon.

Scottish surnames

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The Scottish surname Gordon may be derived from several locations.
In this way the bearers of these surnames may not have had any kinship with the landowners (the surname Gordon is an historical example of such a name).

Jewish surname

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Gordon is also a Jewish surname, likely derived from the city of Grodno, in Belarus.
The name Gordon may in some cases be derived from the Russian Grodno but is also said to have been adopted by Jews in the Russian Empire in honor of Lord George Gordon (1751–1793), a Scottish nobleman who converted to Judaism in 1787 in Birmingham.

Given name

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The masculine given name Gordon is derived from the surname.

Berwickshire

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One possibility is from Gordon, in Berwickshire.

Normandy

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Another possibility is from a similarly named place in Normandy.

Gourdon, Saône-et-Loire

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The English surname Gordon is derived from the placename of Gourdon, in Saône-et-Loire, France.

Saône-et-Loire

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The English surname Gordon is derived from the placename of Gourdon, in Saône-et-Loire, France.

France

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The English surname Gordon is derived from the placename of Gourdon, in Saône-et-Loire, France.

Gallo-Roman culture

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This location is derived from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gordus.

Anglicisation

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Also, the surname Gordon is an Anglicised form of the Irish language Mag Mhuirneacháin, which is a patronymic form of the personal name Muirneachán.

Irish language

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Also, the surname Gordon is an Anglicised form of the Irish language Mag Mhuirneacháin, which is a patronymic form of the personal name Muirneachán.

Patronymic

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Also, the surname Gordon is an Anglicised form of the Irish language Mag Mhuirneacháin, which is a patronymic form of the personal name Muirneachán.

Personal name

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This personal name is derived from the Irish language word muirneach, meaning "beloved".

Grodno

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Gordon is also a Jewish surname, likely derived from the city of Grodno, in Belarus.

Belarus

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Gordon is also a Jewish surname, likely derived from the city of Grodno, in Belarus.

Spanish language

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The Spanish, and Galician surname Gordón is derived from places like-named in the Spanish and Galician languages.

Galician language

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The Spanish, and Galician surname Gordón is derived from places like-named in the Spanish and Galician languages.

Basque language

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The Basque language Gordon is also derived from a like-named placename.

Nickname

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Another origin for the Spanish surname is from the nickname Gordo, which is derived from the Spanish language word gordo, meaning "fat".

A. D. Gordon

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A. D. Gordon (1856–1922), Russian Zionist

Adoniram Judson Gordon

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Adoniram Judson Gordon, pastor in Boston, Massachusetts, and founder of Gordon College