Last name: LEROUX

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LEROUX : This last name is indexed 1,449,701 times on Geneanet!

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LEROUX : 1: French: nickname for a red-haired man a variant of Roux ‘red’ with fused masculine definite article le.2: French: sometimes also a habitational name from Le Roux the name of several places in various parts of France. The surname in the form Leroux (in any of the two possible senses; see also 1 above) is also found in the Dominican Republic while the form Le Roux originating from Normandy is established in South Africa. Compare Larew Laroux Larrew Larue 2 and Lerew.3: Breton (Le Roux): nickname for a red-haired man from Old French ro(u)s ‘red’ (see Roux) with the French masculine definite article le.

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