Washburn Family History
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Washburn Name Meaning
Northern English: topographic name for someone living on the banks of the Washburn river in West Yorkshire, so named from the Old English personal name Walc + Old English burna ‘stream’. The river name is first recorded as Walke(s)burna in the early 12th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ashburn, Eastburn, Fishburn, Fairburn, Winburn, Washer, Westbury