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PUNCH Family HistoryRecorded as Punch, Punchard, Punche, and Puncher, this is an English surname, but one which is almost certainly of medieval French origins. It has several possible origins of which the most probable would seem to be from the word "poynte" itself a derivative of the French word "pointe", introduced by the Normans after the conquest of England in 1066. If this is the case then the name is occupational for a maker of pointe, a twisted cord made of yarn, silk, or even leather, and used in the clothing trade for fastening hose and doublet together.
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