Last name: PLACE

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PLACE : This last name is indexed 275,628 times on Geneanet!

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PLACE : 1: English and French: topographic name for someone who lived in the main market square of a town or village from Middle English Old French place (from Late Latin platea (via) ‘broad street free public open space in a town’). Compare French Laplace.2: English: topographic name for someone who lived near a quickset fence from Middle English pleis (from Latin plexum past participle of plectere ‘to plait or weave’).3: French (Placé): habitational name from a place so named in Mayenne.

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