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Origin and popularity of the name BROSSEAU

Origin

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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Geographic distribution of the 59,586 individuals with the name BROSSEAU on Geneanet.

 

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    lemartien2
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    (1,413 individuals)
    babbouff
    (651 individuals)
    michelorivel
    (451 individuals)

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    Variants of name BROSSEAU

    BROSSO BROSSAUD BROCEAU BROUSSEAU