Bullis Family History
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Bullis Name Meaning
English (Cambridgeshire): probably a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in a cattle shed, or a topographic name for someone who lived by one, from a reduced form of Middle English bulehus ‘bull house’, from bul(l)e, bol(l)e ‘bull’ + h(o)us ‘house’. Latvian: nickname or metonymic occupational name from bullis ‘bull’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press