Occitan Submitted Surnames

Occitan names are used in southern France and parts of Spain and Italy.
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D'ABBADIE     French, English, Occitan
Means "of the Abbey" from the Occitan abadia. Variants Abadia, Abbadie, Abadie, Abada, and Badia mean "Abbey".
DE LA FAIETA     Occitan
This indicates familial origin within the Arvernian commune of Ais de la Faieta.
DE LA TOR D’AUVÈRNHE     Occitan
This indicates familial origin within the Arvernian commune of La Tor d’Auvèrnhe.
ESPAILLAT     Catalan, 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".
GARRIGUES     French, Provençal
This surname comes from Old Provençal garrique meaning "grove of holm oaks or kermes oaks."
GOGNON     French, 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.
MAYSONET     Provençal
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."
MERÀS     Occitan
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Languedocien commune.
PERESE     Gascon
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).
PERIZ     Gascon
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-REDOND     Occitan
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Provençal commune.
SABA     French, Occitan
Nickname from a variant of Occitan sabe meaning "tasty, flavorsome". Compare Sabourin.
THERON     South 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]
VIRAY     Occitan, 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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