History Quiz / Presidential Surnames by Etymology

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Can you name the presidents from the etymology of their surnames

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EtymologySurnameLanguage
Fenced woodlandOld English / Scots
From a thicket (?)English
Bear-manWelsh
Son of HarryEnglish
Bent or crooked personLuo
From the rocky hillOld English
Son of JeffreyEnglish
From a triangular piece of landOld English
Ugly headIrish
Very famousOld English
From Wassa's townEnglish
Son of NicholasEnglish
Faithful manEnglish
Son of JackEnglish
From a poolScots
Rose fieldDutch
A hardy oneEnglish
Son of JohnEnglish
GrandScots
EtymologySurnameLanguage
Son of FinlayScots
Little kingIrish
From 'the town on the summit'Old English
Layer of floor tilesEnglish
From the town of BurenDutch
Son of PiersEnglish / Welsh
Owner of a 30-60 acre parcel of landAnglicized German
Son of MaudEnglish
Transporter of goods by wagonEnglish
From the Lake ColonyEnglish
House of the CanonScots
HomesteaderOld English
Son of AdamEnglish
From a land of cliffsMiddle English
Mouth of the riverScots Gaelic
Son of WillEnglish
From a river crossingEnglish
Iron cutterGerman
Maker of ClothesEnglish

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