Last name: LAPIERRE

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LAPIERRE : This last name is indexed 376,649 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LAPIERRE : French Walloon and Flemish:: 1: topographic name with fused French feminine definite article la for someone who lived on a patch of stony soil or by a large outcrop of rock from Old French pierre ‘stone rock’ (compare Pierre 2); or a habitational name from any of various places called Lapierre or La Pierre in France and Belgium (Wallonia) with the same meaning.2: from French la pierre ‘the stone’ used as a nickname (often for a person named Pierre; see Pierre 1) or soldier's name and probably also as a metonymic occupational name for a quarryman or stone carver. Compare Lapeer Lapier and Stone 3.

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