Last name: LAFONTAINE

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LAFONTAINE : This last name is indexed 209,112 times on Geneanet!

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LAFONTAINE : French:: 1: topographic name for someone living near a spring or well a variant of Fontaine with fused feminine definite article la or a habitational name from Lafontaine or La Fontaine names of several places in various parts of France.2: soldier's name from la fontaine ‘the fountain’; it was one of the most common nicknames (noms de guerre) among French soldiers (see Lafleur).

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