Beswick Family History
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Beswick Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and East Yorkshire named Beswick. The second element is clearly Old English wic ‘outlying (dairy) farm’ (see Wick). The first element of the Lancashire name may be an Old English personal name Beac; that of the Yorkshire name is possibly an Old Norse personal name Bosi or Besi.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bewick, Fenwick, Elswick, Barwick, Beck, Goswick, Berwick, Bick