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Were all occupational names given literally the occupation of the person given the name?

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Jodi Brooks on February 21, 2019

Not all occupational names and surnames, literally. For example, the Farmer does not mean that he worked on a farm with crops, it actually meant that he was a tax collector. Also, the name of the Banker meant "dweller on a hillside" in place of what you probably thought it meant.


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