Can you help with meanings for any of these french and breton surnames please?
can any one help me with the meanings of any of these surnames please? They are all french, or breton, they are all genuine surnames currently in use. Armoselle
Bellenoix
Blaisinet
Bressaux
Calandret
Calissy
Defayes
Chalandes
Dezet
Doyonnaz
Dagaliez
Jacqueraux
Galliat
Jolivit
Loup-Athien - two surnames?
Liaz
Louvet
Metandir
Melouzay
Chalandrer - candle maker?
Santerre
Archivel
Antoinel
Bardeux
Lepaise
Beaufin
Calleja - spanish name?
Chevalier - knight?
Laisse
Lizier
Lumyere - light?
Miraudeaux
Verey
Thevenian
Viviande
Auclair
Calixe - from latin calyx?
Cazelisse
Dechasinet
Delfins
Jousinet
Archeveque
Lefleures
Mathes
Moroneaux
Rochereaux
Tallureau
Alagaisse
Acala - spanish?
Valliere
Aleli
Alaurand
Alarnou
Lalouv
Annice
Bleuvenn
Calarnow
Chanticlaire
Clamorgan
Telleguen
Dareillon
Dereiz
Deidevet
Draouen
Driart
Eloaun
Kelirzin
Kerilin
Lesterre
Madec - i presume this is breton form of Maddoc
Marchalen
Quillevere
Raphalaen - from Raphael?
Souzannet
Saveen
Sujetta
Talagen
Taroalain
Thelemet
Rouanez
Ruillandre
Rosclair
Belaumet
Savana

This message was edited by the author 3/28/2008, 9:39 PM

Tags:  Breton, French
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Are you compiling a dictionary?
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