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Church Name Meaning
English: topographic surname for someone who lived near a church. The word comes from Old English cyrice, ultimately from medieval Greek kyrikon, for earlier kyriakon (doma) ‘(house) of the Lord’, from kyrios ‘lord’. Translation of German Kirch.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Churchey, Court, Chuck, Churches, Crouch, Thurn, Horch, Upchurch