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Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms FormsRelyea, Rellier, Relier

Meaning & History

Topographic name derived from Old Occitan relha meaning "plowshare", or a habitational name from any of several places named Reille or La Reille in southern France. A notable bearer was Honoré Charles Reille (1775-1860), a Marshal of France during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars.
Added 8/10/2022 by General9696
Edited 8/10/2022 by General9696