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Subject: Re: my baby's name
Author: Nanaea   (Authenticated as Nanaea)
Date: November 15, 2001 at 4:50:37 PM
Reply to: my baby's name by Demera
The name "Cash" (originally a surname) may come from a number of sources:

1. "Cash" is a form of "Case", an English occupational name for a maker of boxes or chests.

2. "Cash" is a shortened form of "Cashman", anglicized from the Gaelic: "Ó Ciosain", meaning "descendant of Ciosan" which my reference source states is a personal name perhaps derived from a diminutive of "ceas" (meaning "coracle"). For a definition of what a "coracle" is:

3. "Cash" is a shortened form of "Cashmore", an English habitation name taken from Cashmoor in Dorset, most likely derived from the Old English: "caerse" (meaning "cress") and "mor" (meaning "moor; marsh")

-- Nanaea

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