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Origin and popularity of the name BROSSEAU


Brosseau : French: topographic name derived from Old French broce ‘thicket brushwood’ (from Late Latin bruscia) or a habitational name from Le Brosseau the name of several places in the northwestern part of France named from this word. Compare Brousseau.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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