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Subject: Re: what my last name means
Author: Andy   (guest, 217.229.219.127)
Date: September 28, 2004 at 6:53:45 AM
Reply to: what my last name means by alisha nettles
I couldn't find your surname in the Oxford Dictionary of Surnames, but I'm pretty sure it means what it says: nettles. There are names like Nettleton or Nettlefield and they have to do with nettles.
There are also some place-names starting with Nettle- like Nettleworth, and they are all places where nettles once grew …

Not very appealing, but probably true.

Andy ;—)

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