Occitan Submitted Surnames

Occitan names are used in southern France and parts of Spain and Italy.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
D'ABBADIEFrench, English, Occitan
Means "of the Abbey" from the Occitan abadia. Variants Abadia, Abbadie, Abadie, Abada, and Badia mean "Abbey".
DE LA FAIETAOccitan
This indicates familial origin within the Arvernian commune of Ais de la Faieta.
DE LA TOR D’AUVÈRNHEOccitan
This indicates familial origin within the Arvernian commune of La Tor d’Auvèrnhe.
ESPAILLATCatalan, Occitan
Occupational name from Catalan espallat, in an old spelling, or directly from Occitan espaiat, espalhat, past participle of espallar meaning "to winnow", "to separate the wheat from the chaff".
GARRIGUESFrench, Provençal
This surname comes from Old Provençal garrique meaning "grove of holm oaks or kermes oaks."
GOGNONFrench, Occitan
Nickname for an aggressive or belligerent man, from Old French Gagnon ‘ mastiff’, ‘guard dog’. Possibly from Occitan ganhon ‘young pig’, applied as an offensive nickname. See also Gonyeau.
MAYSONETProvençal
Mason,Mason "Deriving from the Old French word machun, which meant 'stone cutter.' Inferring the original bearer of the name worked in stone or mason."
MERÀSOccitan
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Languedocien commune.
NADALCatalan, Occitan
From the personal name Nadal, from nadal "Christmas" (from Latin natalis "birthday"). Compare Noel.
PERESEGascon
Meaning the pear tree. It have a second meaning that is Son of Peter and it's a surname of the Christian inspiration. In Catalonia there is a derivative that is Parés (Variations: Pares, Parès, Parè and Pare).
PERIZGascon
Periz is a Gascon surname. It's a native of the region of Gascony (Guyenne). Its signification is Descendant of Peter (Also is The family of Peter). In the French languaje is Pierre. It's a surname of the Christian inspiration and alludes to St... [more]
PUÈG-REDONDOccitan
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Provençal commune.
SABAFrench, Occitan
Nickname from a variant of Occitan sabe meaning "tasty, flavorsome". Compare Sabourin.
THERONSouth African, Occitan
South African surname of Occitan origin derived from any of the various locations named Théron or Thérond. The name itself is ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tur- or Latin torus/thorus meaning "height, elevation"... [more]
VIRAYOccitan, French, Catalan
Southern French (Occitan) and Catalan variant of Occitan Verai and Veray, nickname from Occitan verai ‘honest’. From southern France this name spread to northern Catalonia.
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