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Type Surname (from location)
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. /lɛ.saʁ/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Name for someone who lived in a clearing, derived from French l'essart meaning "the assart" (a term for cleared forest land used for agriculture). It is also a habitational name for someone from any of various locations named Lessard or Lessart, of the same origin and meaning.
Added 11/8/2020 by HL
Edited 11/8/2020 by HL