Last name: MARCHAND

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MARCHAND : This last name is indexed 2,708,717 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MARCHAND : 1: French: occupational name for a buyer and seller of goods from Old French march(e)ant Late Latin mercatans from Latin mercari ‘to trade’ from merx ‘commerce exchange merchandise’. In the Middle Ages the term was used mainly to denote a wholesale dealer. Compare Marchant and Mershon.2: English (London): variant of Marchant a cognate of 1 above.

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