Bailhache (surname)

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Bailhache, from Norman French baille hache meaning to "give axe", perhaps used as an occupational surname for an executioner or a woodman, is a surname known from Jersey, England, and elsewhere.[1][2] Notable people with this surname include:


  1. ^ Hanks, P.; Coates, R.; McClure, P. (2016). The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland. OUP Oxford. p. 18. ISBN 978-0-19-252747-9. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  2. ^ Browne, W.A.F.; Reaney, P.H.; Wilson, R.M.; Scull, A. (1991). A Dictionary of English Surnames. Tavistock classics in the history of psychiatry. Routledge. p. 158. ISBN 978-0-415-05737-0. Retrieved 16 September 2018.