French Submitted Surnames

French names are used in France and other French-speaking regions. See also about French names.
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GOBER English, French
The surname Gober was first found in Warwickshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed.
GOGNON French, Occitan
Nickname for an aggressive or belligerent man, from Old French Gagnon ‘ mastiff’, ‘guard dog’. Possibly from Occitan ganhon ‘young pig’, applied as an offensive nickname. See also GONYEAU.
GOMBERT French, German
French and German: from GUNDBERT, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements gund ‘battle’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’... [more]
GONYEAU French
Respelling of French GAGNON, found predominantly in New England, possibly also of GAGNEAU, from a diminutive of GAGNE.
GONZE French
My family surname originated in southern French-speaking Belgium. There is a tiny village called Gonzeville in northern France near the Belgian border which you can find on Wikipedia. Many surnames from French speaking Belgium have 5 or 6 letters and end in -ze, such as Gonze and Meeze... [more]
GOURMAUD French
A famous bearer is a journalist well known from the educational TV, JAMY Gourmaud
GRANDJEAN French, French (Swiss)
Derived from French grand "tall, large" and the male given name JEAN (1), hence possibly a nickname for a tall or large person.
GRANGE English, French
English and French topographic name for someone who lived by a granary, from Middle English, Old French grange (Latin granica ‘granary’, ‘barn’, from granum ‘grain’)... [more]
GRAS French
Means "fat" in french.
GRAVE French
Topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of gravelly soil, from Old French grave "gravel" (of Celtic origin).
GRAVES English, French, German
Derives from someone who had an occupation as a grave digger or a caretaker for a graveyard.
GRAVES French, English
Topographic name from the plural of Old French grave "gravel"
GRAVES English, French
English: patronymic from GRAVE.
GREELEY English, Norman
English (of Norman origin): nickname for someone with a pock-marked face, from Old Northern French greslé ‘pitted’, ‘scarred’ (from gresle ‘hailstone’, of Germanic origin).
GRENIER French
Occupational name for a grain merchant (from Latin granarius), or a topographic name for someone who lived by a granary (from Latin granarium) or a metonymic occupational name for someone who supervised or owned one.
GRIFFON French
From a diminutive of Old French griffe "claw", hence a nickname for a grasping or vicious person, or perhaps for someone with a deformed or otherwise remarkable hand.
GRINDY German (Modern), French
I have seen elsewhere explanations about this name being German or French in origin. Sorry, I do not have the sources to hand
GROSJEAN French, French (Belgian)
Derived from French gros "large" and the given name JEAN (1). As a nickname, it is sometimes applied to a person who is perceived as stupid.
GROULX French
French spelling, often found in Canada, of Groult, Grould, possibly reduced forms of Gréoul, a personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements gred "hunger" + wolf, wulf "wolf".
GUIDRY French (Cajun)
From a personal name based on the Germanic root waido ‘hunt’. The name is particularly associated with Cajuns in LA, who seem all to be descended from Claude Guédry dit Grivois, who arrived in Acadia before 1671.... [more]
GUILBEAU French
Possibly from Ancient Germanic wil, meaning "will, power", and Latin bellus, meaning "beautiful".
GUILLIOT French
From a pet form of the personal name Guille, itself a short form of GUILLAUME.
GUILLOU French, Breton
Possibly derived from the given name GUILLAUME.
GUION French
French: from the Germanic personal name WIDO (see Guy).
GUISCARD French
Derived from the Medieval French given name GUISCARD.
GULLETTE French
Comes from Guillemme or William of Normandy. Reference 1066: The Battle of Hastings.
GUY English, French
From a French form of the Germanic personal name Wido, which is of uncertain origin. This name was popular among the Normans in the forms Wi, Why as well as in the rest of France in the form Guy.
HAMELIN French
from the Norse word HAMO meaning home.
HARGIER French
Known back to the 15th or 16th century in France.... [more]
HAROLD English, Norman, German
English from the Old English personal name HEREWEALD, its Old Norse equivalent HARALDR, or the Continental form HEROLD introduced to Britain by the Normans... [more]
HARRETT French
France, England
HÄSSLI German (Swiss), French (Rare)
Swiss German diminutive form of HAAS. This is a French surname via Alsace-Lorraine. A notable bearer is French footballer (soccer player) Eric Hassli (1981-).
HAY English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Frisian
Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure, Middle English hay(e), heye(Old English (ge)hæg, which after the Norman Conquest became confused with the related Old French term haye ‘hedge’, of Germanic origin)... [more]
HAZARD English, French, Dutch
Nickname for an inveterate gambler or a brave or foolhardy man prepared to run risks, from Middle English, Old French hasard, Middle Dutch hasaert (derived from Old French) "game of chance", later used metaphorically of other uncertain enterprises... [more]
HENRI French
From the first name HENRI.
HERBARTH German, Norman
References Old Norse Deity "Odin" being one of the "Son's of Odin". Remember that the Geats became the Ostrogoths through the Denmark pass--referenced in Beowulf. Or, it means "Warrior of the Bearded One", perhaps a King... [more]
HERVE French
From the given name HERVÉ.
HILAIRE Haitian Creole, French
From the given name HILAIRE.
HILBERT English, French, Dutch, German
English, French, Dutch, and German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.
HODDSON French
Variation of the surname, HODSON.
HOLLIER English, French
Occupational name for a male brothel keeper, from a dissimilated variant of Old French horier "pimp", which was the agent noun of hore "whore, prostitute". Hollier was probably also used as an abusive nickname in Middle English and Old French.... [more]
HOUSEAL French (Anglicized), German (Anglicized)
French (Lorraine) spelling of German Häusel, a topographic name meaning ‘small house’, a diminutive of HAUS... [more]
HUGO French
Victor Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He was also the writer of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and 'Les Misérables'.
HUMBERT German, Dutch, French
From a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hun "Hun, giant" or hun "bear cub" and berht "bright, famous". This was particularly popular in the Netherlands and North Germany during the Middle Ages as a result of the fame of a 7th-century St... [more]
HURRELL English, Norman
English (of Norman origin) from a derivative of Old French hurer ‘to bristle or ruffle’, ‘to stand on end’ (see Huron).
HUVAL French (Cajun)
The Huval name has historically been labeled German or Acadian (Cajun), however, recently more information has been discovered that shows the Huvals came directly from France.... [more]
ILES English (British), French
English (mainly Somerset and Gloucestershire): topographic name from Anglo-Norman French isle ‘island’ (Latin insula) or a habitational name from a place in England or northern France named with this element.
IMBERT French
From the medieval French personal name Imbert, of Germanic origin and meaning literally "vast-bright".
ISAAC Jewish, English, Welsh, French
Derived from the given name ISAAC.
ISABETH French
A matronym derived from the given name ÉLISABETH/ELISABETH.
ISELLE French
Frenchified forms of Iseli, a Swiss German variant of EISELE.... [more]
JACOT French
Variant spelling of JACQUOT.
JACQUEMAN French
Alsace-Lorraine
JACQUEMIN French
From a pet form of the given name JACQUES.
JACQUET French
Derived from the given name JACQUET, a Medieval French diminutive of JACQUES.
JACQUOT French
From the given name JACQUOT, a diminutive of JACQUES.
JADE English, French
From the given name JADE. It could also indicate someone with jade green eyes.
JANISSE French
Possibly a respelling of French Janisset, from a pet form of Jan, a variant spelling of Jean, French equivalent of John.
JAPON Filipino, Spanish, French
Ethnic name or regional name for someone from Japan or who had connections with Japan.
JARMAN Norman, English
English surname of Norman origin, derived from the French given name GERMAIN.
JARY French
France-England-USA
JAY English, French
Nickname from Middle English, Old French jay(e), gai "jay (the bird)", probably referring to an idle chatterer or a showy person, although the jay was also noted for its thieving habits.
JEAN-BAPTISTE Haitian Creole, French
From the French given name JEAN-BAPTISTE.
JEANNOT French
From the given name JEANNOT, a French diminutive of (1)Jean.
JEANPETIT French
Means "little Jean" from Old French petit "small" and the given name Jean, originally a nickname for a small man called Jean (or applied ironically to a large man), or a distinguishing epithet for the younger of two men named Jean.... [more]
JEAUME French (Rare)
Variant form of the patronymic surname of Jaume.
JESÚS Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, French
From the given name JESÚS.
JETER French (Huguenot), German
Jeter is a French and German surname. It is the last name of former New York Yankees baseball player, Derek Jeter. It's also the last name of Carmelita Jeter, an American sprinter who specializes in the 100 meter sprint.
JOB English, French, German, Hungarian
English, French, German, and Hungarian from the personal name IYOV or JOB, borne by a Biblical character, the central figure in the Book of Job, who was tormented by God and yet refused to forswear Him... [more]
JOFFÉ French, Jewish
French form of JOFFE.
JOLICOEUR French (Quebec), Haitian Creole
From Old French joli "joyful, cheerful" and cuer "heart". It was originally a nickname for a cheerful person. This was a frequent French Canadian secondary surname (or dit name).
JOLIET French
From French Jolie "pretty one" and the popular suffix -et "little" meaning "pretty little one."
JOURDINE French, English
English and French variant of Jordan.
JUILLET French
Means "July" in French.
JULES French
From a personal name (Latin JULIUS). The name was borne in the Middle Ages in honor of various minor Christian saints.
JUNEAU French
A nickname for someone who is "young"
JUSTIN French, English, Slovene
From a medieval personal name, Latin JUSTINUS, a derivative of JUSTUS.
KERBOW French
Possibly derived from the French word 'corbeau', meaning "raven".
KERGOAT Breton, French
From Breton ker "Village" or "Area" and koad "Woods".
KIPPENBERGER German, French, Scottish
Mainly means "Shepard".
LABEAU French
Variant of Lebeaux.
LABEL French
Variant of LABELLE.
LABEOUF French (Cajun)
Meaning unknown. A famous bearer is American actor Shia LaBeouf (1986-present).
LABORDE French
Occupational or status name for a tenant farmer, from borde "small farm" (from Frankish bord "plank") and the definite article la.
LABOSSIERE French
Norman habitational name from a common village name La Boissière, meaning 'wooded area', from bois 'wood'. possibly a metronymic, from a feminine derivative of BOSSIER 'cooper', denoting the 'wife of the cooper'.
LABRIE French
Topographic name from l’abri meaning "the shelter", or a habitational name from a place named with this word.
LACKYARD French (Anglicized)
Anglicized version of French surname, Lacaillade.
LACOMBE French
French (western and southwestern): topographic name for someone living in or near a ravine, from la combe ‘the ravine’ (a word of Gaulish origin, related to English Combe).... [more]
LADOUCEUR French
french canadian
LAFAYETTE French
The name of Marquis de Lafayette; a famous French man during the revolutionary war.
LAFITTE French
French: topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary mark, Old French fitte (Late Latin fixta petra ‘fixed stone’, from the past participle of figere ‘to fix or fasten’), or habitational name from any of several places in western France named with this word
LAFLAMME French (Quebec)
Means "The Flame" in French.
LAFLÈCHE French (Quebec)
A French-Canadian secondary surname from "Richer dit Laflèche," used independently since 1746. Laflèche is derived from the French town of La Flèche, in the former province of Anjou.
LA FORGE French
This is my Grandmother's maiden name
LAFRAMBOISE French, French (Quebec)
Means "raspberry" in French. Most carriers of this surname descend from Joseph Frye, an English colonist from Kittery, Maine, United States, who was captured in an Indian raid in 1695 during King William's War and taken to New France by the First Nations and was baptized into the Catholic faith in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
LAGASSE French
French: nickname from Old French agace, agasse ‘magpie’ + the definite article l’.
LAGRANGE French
French: topographic name for someone who lived by a granary, a variant of GRANGE, with the definite article la.
LAHAIE French
Locational name for someone who lived near a hedge or large bush, from old French "La" the and "Haie" hedge.
LALAURIE French (Cajun)
A French surname meaning "the laurel".
LA LIVERES French
Means 'the books' in French
LALONDE French
French (Normandy): habitational name from any of various places in Normandy, so named from Old Norse lundr ‘grove’, with the definite article la.
LAMARCHE French
French: topographic name or habitational name, a variant of LaMarque.
LAMBERS French
Means "illustrious land", variant of LAMBERT
LAMBILLOTTE French (Modern)
Currently, a common name in Wallonia, Belgium with some descendants in USA. Believed to be derived from three terms..."lamb" "ill" "otte". The first term has remained unchanged from early Germanic term; the second is latin for "of the" and the third a dimiuative or feminine form suffix... [more]
LAMONT Scottish (Modern), Northern Irish, French
Scottish and northern Irish: from the medieval personal name Lagman, which is from Old Norse Logmaðr, composed of log, plural of lag ‘law’ (from leggja ‘to lay down’) + maðr, ‘man’ (genitive manns).... [more]
L'AMOREAUX French
French surname meaning "The Lovers"
LAMOUREAUX French
Means "the lover" in French. It would be the nickname of an amorous person.
LANDE French, Norwegian, Jewish
French: topographic name for someone living on a heath, lande (from Gaulish landa ‘space’, ‘land’), or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places named La Lande from this word.... [more]
LANDRY French, English
From the Germanic personal name Landric, a compound of land "land" and ric "powerful, ruler".
LANGEVIN French
From French l'Angevin meaning "the Angevin", denoting a person from the French province of Anjou.
LANSDOWNE French, English
The first marquis lansdowne, land owners for there lords and farmers also know as tenants.
LAPIN French
Means "Rabbit" in French.
LAPORTE French
Topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town (and often was in charge of them; thus in part a metonymic occupational name), from Old French porte "gateway", "entrance" (from Latin porta, "door", "entrance"), with the definite article la... [more]
LARGE French, English
Originally a nickname derived from Middle English and Old French large "generous".
LARIVIÈRE French (Modern)
From the region of Bourgoigne, in France, meaning 'the river'. The name is likely a topographic reference to the physical location, likely a river in this case.
LASALLE French
1. French: local name or occupational name for someone who lived or worked at a manor house, from Old French sal(e) ‘hall’ (modern French salle; see also SALE), with the definite article la... [more]
LASCELLES French
French location name from Lacelle in Orne, northern France and referring to "small rooms or cells inhabited by monks".
LAURENCE English, French
From the given name LAURENCE.
LAVALLE French
means "of the valley" in english.
LAVEAU French (Cajun)
A Cajun surname meaning "the calf".
LAVELLE French
From Old French val "valley".... [more]
LAVELY French (Anglicized, ?)
Possibly an English variant of Lavallée.
LAVERDIÈRE French
Habitational name from various places named La Verdière in France, or a variant of the name Leverdier (see VERDIER).
LAVERDIERE French (Quebec)
Said to be a locational or occupational name related to land and greenery. Related to the Cauchons, descended from Quebec. A noble Paris woman was sent to Quebec for marriage in the 17th century.
LAVERDURE French
From the French place name La Verdure meaning "greenness, greenery".
LAVIOLETTE French, French (Quebec), French (Acadian)
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.
LE BORGNE French
Means "the one-eyed" in French.
LEBORGNE French
Variant spelling of LE BORGNE.
LE BRETON French
Describes someone from the French region Breton.
LECHAT French
Means "The Cat" in French.
LECOQ French
Coq means rooster or fowl
LEDGER English, Norman, French, Dutch
English: from a Norman personal name, Leodegar, Old French Legier, of Germanic origin, composed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + gar, ger ‘spear’... [more]
LEDOUX French
Means "the amiable" from French doux meaning "sweet, soft, gentle".
LEFRANÇOIS French
From the given name FRANÇOIS. It may also mean "the Frenchman", probably used to denote someone who came from the region of Île de France in France.
LEGAULT Norman (Francized)
From the French "le Gaul," meaning simply "the Gaul." Gaul refers to the northern part of modern-day France.
LÉGER French, French (Cajun)
From the Old German name Leodegar, meaning "people spear."
LELOUP French
Means “the wolf” in French.
LE MAISTRE French
From French meaning 'master'
LEMAÎTRE French
Means "the master" in French, either used as a nickname for someone who behaved in a masterful manner or an occupational name for someone who was a master of their craft.
LEMERCIER French
French surname designating a vendor of sewing materials, from the word mercier.
LEMOINE French, French (Quebec)
Means "The Monk" in French. LEMOINE is also an English given name derived from this surname.
LE MONNIER French
Occupational surname for a miller, literally meaning "the miller" in French.
LEMONNIER French
Variant spelling of LE MONNIER.
LENGLET French
Means "The Englishman".
LENOIR French
French surname which was originally a nickname for a person with dark hair or skin, derived from noir "black" combined with the definite article le. A famous bearer is Étienne Lenoir (1822 - 1900), the inventor of the internal combustion engine.
LÉOTARD French
From the given name Leopold. Jules Léotard was an acrobat who popularized the leotard, a gymnastics garment. The garment is named after him.
LEPÈRE French
Means "the father" in French.
LE ROUX French
Nickname for a person with red hair, from Old French rous "red." Variant spelling of LEROUX.
LESSARD French
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.
LESUEUR French
Means "the shoemaker" in French.
LÉTOURNEAU French
Nickname for a chatty, gregarious person or an occupational name for a birdcatcher, derived from French l'étourneau meaning "the starling".
LEVA Bulgarian (Rare), Czech (Rare), French (Rare), Jewish (Rare)
From the Hebrew given name Lev, meaning Lion. It is also the name of the currency in Bulgaria, and a verb in French meaning to lever or to lift.
LEVAN French, English
Comes from le vent, meaning "the wind."
LEVER French, English
Nickname for a fleet-footed or timid person, from Old French levre ‘hare’ (Latin lepus, genitive leporis). It may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a hunter of hares... [more]
LEVIN Jewish, Lithuanian, Belarusian, German, Russian, French (Quebec, Anglicized), Various
As a Lithuanian Jewish and Belarusian Jewish name, it is a Slavicized form of LEVY. As a German and German Jewish name, it is derived from the given name LEVIN... [more]
LEVY English, French, Jewish
There are three possible sources of this surname. ... [more]
L'HEUREUX French
Means "the happy one" in French.
L'HOMME French
Variant spelling of LHOMME.
LHOMME French
From the name of the commune of Lhomme, located in the Sarthe department in northwestern France.
LIHOU Norman
From the island of LIHOU.
LINCOURT French (Quebec)
Possibly a habitational name.
LINE Danish, Norwegian, French
From the given name LINE.
LISLE Norman, English, French
English (of Norman origin) and French: variant spelling of LYLE.
LOISEAU French
Means "The Bird" in French.
LORAIN French
Occupational name for a saddler, derived from the Old French word lorain, meaning "a leather strap used on a horse's breastplate".
LORANG French
Surname of uncertain origin. Might be derived from:... [more]
LORD French
Nickname from Old French l'ord "the dirty one".
LOUISE French
From the given name LOUISE or a variant of LOUIS.
LOVETT English, French
From Ango-Norman French "louvet" meaning "young wolf".
LUPIN French
Lupin is a variant on the Latin word "lupus", meaning "wolf". Two important literary characters, Arsène Lupin, the famous French gentleman-burglar, and Professor Remus Lupin, from the world of Harry Potter, have this name... [more]
LUXENBERG German, Jewish, Luxembourgish, Belgian, French, Walloon
Habitational name from various places named Luxenberg, Luxemberg, Luxenburg, or Luxembourg, including the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
LYÉ French
A habitational name from places named Lié located in Deux-Sèvres and Vendée.
MACE English, French
English: from a medieval personal name, a survival of Old English MÆSSA, which came to be taken as a pet form of MATTHEW.... [more]
MACK Scottish, Irish, German, Dutch, French
Scottish (Berwickshire) and Irish: from the Old Norse personal name MAKKR, a form of MAGNUS (Old Irish MACCUS)... [more]
MACON French, German
French: See MAÇON. An occupational name for a mason, French maçon. Habitational name from places so called in Saône-et-Loire, Allier, Aube, the Côte d’Or, Gers, and Deux-Sères... [more]
MAFFRET French
beleived to originated in{ NICE, france} in the late 19th century, emmigration from france to london,{stepney}, where the surname was mistakenly added an extra letter "T" resulting in the surname MAFFRETT
MAIN Scottish, English, French, Norman
Various origins explained include:... [more]
MAINE French
French topographic name from Old French maine ‘dwelling’, ‘residence’, ‘abode’, or a habitational name from any of numerous places so named.
MAIRE French (Swiss)
French Swiss surname ... [more]
MAISON French
Means "house" in French.
MAJORS Norman
Based on the Norman given name Mauger. The name indicates one who is the son of Maugier, an Old French personal name, which is derived from the Old Germanic name Malger, which means council spear.
MALECUIT French
Means "doughy," "soggy," or "undercooked" in French.
MALFAIT French
Derived from French mal fait, which literally means "poorly done, badly done". In the context of the surname, it refers to the first bearer being "malformed" or "deformed" (as it was in the eyes of people from older times), which means that he either was physically disabled or able-bodied but with a physical trait that deviated from the norm.
MALFOY French
Malfoy is a French name roughly translating to "bad faith"
MALIN English, French, Dutch
From the given name MALIN (English), and from the given name Madalin composed of the Germanic element madal meaning "council" (French, Dutch).
MALLET Anglo-Norman, Medieval English, French, Catalan
Originated in Norman France and spread to England following the Norman conquest of 1066. The surname comes from the given name Malle, an Old English diminutive of MARY or from the given name Malo, a popular form of the name of Saint Maclovius, a 6th-century Welsh monk who the church of Saint Maclou in Rouen is named for.... [more]
MALORET French
This surname comes from the French and means 'unfortunate' or 'luckless'.
MALPASS English, Scottish, French
Habitational name from any of various places named Malpas, because of the difficulty of the terrain, from Old French mal pas "bad passage" (Latin malus passus). It is a common French minor place name, and places in Cheshire, Cornwall, Gwent, and elsewhere in England were given this name by Norman settlers... [more]
MANCIO French
Mancio derives from the surname Venâncio and Amâncio, being an unusual French variation.
MANSELL English (Canadian), Norman
Of Norman origin, a habitational or regional name from Old French mansel ‘inhabitant of Le Mans or the surrounding area of Maine’. The place was originally named in Latin (ad) Ceromannos, from the name of the Gaulish tribe living there, the Ceromanni... [more]
MANSELL Anglo-Norman, French
A status name for a particular type of feudal tenant, Anglo-Norman French mansel, one who occupied a manse (Late Latin mansa ‘dwelling’), a measure of land sufficient to support one family... [more]
MANUEL Spanish, Portuguese, French, German
Derived from the given name MANUEL.
MARANT English, French
Probably a variant of MORANT.
MARC French
Derived from the French given name MARC.
MARCEAU French
From the given name MARCEL.
MARCELIN French, Haitian Creole
From the given name MARCELIN.
MARCHANT French, English, Spanish
Variant of MARCHAND, from French marchand meaning "merchant, mercantile". Though it is of French origin, it was transferred into the Spanish-speaking world, especially Chile, by French invasion of the Iberian Peninsula.
MARRIOTT English, French
Derived from MARY.
MARTELLE English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese
English and German: from a medieval personal name, a pet form of MARTIN or MARTA.... [more]
MARTIAL French
Derived from the given name MARTIAL.
MARTINEAU French
Diminutive of MARTIN.
MARTINET French
From a pet form of the personal name MARTIN.
MARY French
Habitational name from places in Saône-et-Loire, Seine-et-Marne, and Nièvre, named in Latin as Mariacum meaning "estate of Marius".
MASEY English, Scottish, French, Norman
English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name MACCIUS + the locative suffix -acum.... [more]
MASSE English, French, Dutch
English: variant of MACE ... [more]
MATHENY French (Anglicized)
Of French origin. According to Matheny family tradition, this surname comes from the name of a village in France named Mathenay. This may also have been a French Huguenot surname.
MATHIAS French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Dutch: from the personal name MATHIAS (see MATTHEW).... [more]
MATHIS German, French
From the given name MATHIS.
MATURIN French
From the French male personal name Maturin, from Latin Mātūrīnus, a derivative of Mātūrus, literally "timely". It was borne by the Irish "Gothic" novelist Charles Maturin (1782-1824).
MAURICE English, French
This surname is taken from a given name which is derived from the Roman name Mauritius, a derivative of Maurus.
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