Submitted Surname Revision History

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6/10/2016, 1:11 AM LMS
1/17/2016, 4:21 PM LMS

Name Laviolette
Type Surname (from nickname)
Other Forms FormsLeviolet
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

A secondary surname, associated with some forty family names in Canada and also used independently since 1698, a nickname from the flower violette ‘violet’, with the definite article la. In feudal France it was a name given to soldiers and domestic servants.
Added 1/17/2016 by LMS