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

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