Old Family History
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Old Name Meaning
English: from Middle English old, not necessarily implying old age, but rather used to distinguish an older from a younger bearer of the same personal name. North German form of Alt, like the English name a distinguishing name for the older of two bearers of a personal name. Americanized form of German Alt.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gold, Bold, Eld, Ord, Olp, Wold, Nold, Wolf, Olm, Hold