Sainsbury Family History
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Sainsbury Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Saintbury in Gloucestershire, recorded in the 12th century as Seynesbury. The place name is probably from the genitive case of the Old English personal name S?wine (composed of the elements s? ‘sea’ + wine ‘friend’) + Old English burh ‘castle’, ‘fortified town’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Salisbury, Amesbury, Marksbury, Spilsbury, Alsbury, Banbury, Malsbury