Breton Submitted Surnames
are used in the region of Brittany in northwest France.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Bolloré derives from bod which means bush and lore which means laurel in Breton
Not sure about the origin, but after researches, roughly could say it's from "Breton" origins. Mostly used in north/northwest of Italy (Genova, Mantova and surroundings.
FARRAGUT Breton, French, Catalan, American
A Breton-French surname of unknown origin. A notable bearer was American naval flag officer David Farragut (1801-1870), who is known for serving during the American Civil War. His father was of Catalan ancestry... [more]
Breton combination of gour
meaning "a charming, affable, gentle or conciliatory man". The digraph -ff
was introduced by Middle Ages' authors to indicate a nasalized vowel.
Breton form of Carter
. This was the birth surname of Breton-French explorer Jacques Cartier (1491-1557), who is known for discovering the gulf of St. Lawrence.
Possibly derived from a Breton place name, apparently composed of Breton kêr
"city" and the name Jean
LE PEN Breton
Le Pen is a Breton surname meaning "the head", "the chief" or "the peninsula".
LE TALLEC Breton
Tallec derives from talek which means someone with a large forehead in Breton.
From a Breton word meaning “husband” or “patriarch”
Mézec derives from mezeg which means physician in Breton
PEREIRE Breton (Latinized, Archaic)
This surname is the Gallic (Gaulish) origin and it means wild pear tree. There are also similar spellig in the Iberian Peninsula such as Pereiro, Pereyro, Pereiros, Perero and Pereros. These surnames (last names) correspond to families of the Celtiberian culture.