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on 2016-11-26 01:21:50

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by Richardcastle on 2016-12-26 20:39:48

I think the lack of response is that is not clear what is required. The name itself comes to English from the Latin "peregrinus" via old French "pelegrin." Originally it meant "to travel" it is classified as a surnames in is a nickname. As nickname it was used of people who had gone or been sent on a pilgrimage. so Peregrin is the same as Pilgrim. Both have been used as given names.

The Oxford Dictionary of Names just treats it as a variant of Pilgrim.

Weekly "Surnames." also thinks it is a nickname but thinks it comes from a person who takes the part of a Pilgrim in one of the many "Mysteries" plays giving enactments of stories from the Bible.

I hope this helps.

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