Urness Family History
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Urness Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, most of them named with Old Norse urð ‘scree’, ‘rock-strewn slope’ + nes ‘promontory’, ‘headland’. In Sogne, the original name is Ornes, denoting a farmstead on or near a jutting headland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press