Etymology
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Clifford 

surname and later a masc. proper name, attested from 12c. as a surname, originally a place-name, "ford at the steep bank;" see cliff + ford (n.).

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Trevor 
surname, from Trevor, Denbeigh.
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Taylor 
surname, attested from late 12c., variant of tailor.
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Flaherty 
surname, Irish Flaithbheartach, literally "Bright-Ruler."
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Farrell 
Irish surname, from Irish Fearghail "man of valor."
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Rushmore 

surname attested from c. 1200, Russemere, from place names.

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Barnum 
surname taken as the type of excessive hype and promotion, by 1850s, from circus owner P.T. Barnum (1810-1891), described in OED as "a pushing American show-proprietor." The surname is from the place-name Barnham.
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Fogarty 
surname, from Old Irish fogartach "banished."
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Taft 
surname, from a variant of Old English toft "homestead, site of a house."
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McMillan 
Irish surname, from Gaelic Mac Mhaolain "son of the tonsured one."
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