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Origin and popularity of the name BROUSSEAU

Origin

Brousseau : French: topographic name derived from Old French broce ‘thicket brushwood’ or a habitational name from (Le) Brousseau the name of several places in the western part of France. In North America this surname is also an altered form of the variant Brosseau. Compare Bruso Brusseau and Brusso.

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

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    Variants of name BROUSSEAU

    BROSSEAU BROSSO BROSSAUD BROCEAU