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Origine of last name

LEROUX : 1: French: nickname for a red-haired man a variant of <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Roux">Roux</a> ‘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 <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Larew">Larew</a> <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Laroux">Laroux</a> <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Larrew">Larrew</a> <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Larue">Larue</a> 2 and <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Lerew">Lerew</a>.3: Breton (Le Roux): nickname for a red-haired man from Old French ro(u)s ‘red’ (see <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Roux">Roux</a>) with the French masculine definite article le.

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