Last name: PLANT

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PLANT : This last name is indexed 102,238 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PLANT : 1: English (Staffordshire Cheshire and Lancashire): nickname from Middle English pla(u)nt(e) ‘(young) plant sapling sprig graft of a tree’ (Old English plante reinforced by Anglo-Norman French pla(u)nte) perhaps metaphorical for a young man or metonymic for an agricultural farmer or a gardener.2: Altered form of French Plante. The surname Plant is also found in France where it is very rare.3: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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