Last name: PICARD

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PICARD : This last name is indexed 1,749,812 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PICARD : 1: French Walloon Catalan and German; Breton (also Le Picard): from Old French and Catalan picard ‘Picard’ a habitational name for someone from Picardy in northern France. This surname is also found in the Flemish part of Belgium. Compare Pecore.2: French: in some cases probably also from pic ‘pick pike’ + the pejorative suffix -ard applied as a nickname for e.g. a user of a pointed tool.3: English (of Norman origin): variant of Pickard mostly a cognate of 1 above.4: Jewish (western Ashkenazic): Frenchified form of German Bickhart.

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