Last name: DUBOIS

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DUBOIS : This last name is indexed 4,477,726 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DUBOIS : French Walloon and English (of French Huguenot origin): topographic name with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’ for someone living or working in a wood (see Bois) or a habitational name for someone from any of several places in various parts of France and in Belgium (Wallonia) named Le Bois. This is the most frequent surname in Wallonia. It is also found in the Flemish part of Belgium the Netherlands Germany and Haiti. In both England and North America it is sometimes translated into English as Wood 1 or Woods 3. Compare Deboe Debois Deboy Duboise and Dubose.

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