Definitions

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  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname, used since the 16th century.

Etymologies

A Norman baronial surname from place names in Normandy, Old French Néville "Néel's estate" or Neuville "new settlement". (Wiktionary)

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